Skip to Content

paleokinetic

Pronunciation: pa'le-o-ki-net'ik

Definition: Denoting the primitive motor mechanisms underlying muscular reflexes and automatic, stereotyped movements.

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

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.

Hide