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Medical Term:

dyskinesia

Pronunciation: dis'ki-ne'ze-a

Definition: Difficulty in performing voluntary movements; term usually used in relation to various extrapyramidal disorders.

Synonym(s): dyscinesia, dyskinesis

[dys- + G. kinesis, movement]

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