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Pronunciation: ne'o-ki-net'ik

Definition: Denoting one of the divisions of the motor system, the function of which is the transmission of isolated synergic movements of voluntary origin; it represents a more highly specialized form of movement than the paleokinetic function.

[neo- + G. kinetikos, relating to movement]

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