Akinesis



absence, loss, or impairment of the power of voluntary movement.

akinesia a·ki·ne·sia (ā’kĭ-nē’zhə, -kī-) or a·ki·ne·sis (-sĭs)
n.
A slowness or loss of normal motor function resulting in impaired muscle movement.
a’ki·ne’sic (-zĭk, -sĭk) or a’ki·net’ic (-nět’ĭk) adj.

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