absence, loss, or impairment of the power of voluntary movement.
He called all conditions with marked inactivity and apathy “akinetic psychoses” and said that some recovered, some did not.
Benign Stupors August Hoch
akinesia a·ki·ne·sia (ā’kĭ-nē’zhə, -kī-) or a·ki·ne·sis (-sĭs)
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.
- Akinetic mutism
a state of apparent alertness with normal eye movements but no speech or other voluntary motion, usually due to a stroke. akinetic mutism n. A syndrome characterized by the inability to speak, loss of voluntary movement, and apparent loss of emotional feeling. It is related to lesions of the upper brain stem.
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noun (pl) akiraho a small New Zealand shrub, Olearia paniculata, with white flowers
a seaport on N Honshu, in N Japan, on the Sea of Japan. (sometimes lowercase) one of a Japanese breed of large, muscular dogs having a broad head with erect ears, a stiff coat of brown, red, black, or brindle color, and a long tail curled over its back, originally bred for hunting, now often […]