adynamic


ady·nam·ic

adjective \ˌā-(ˌ)dī-ˈna-mik, ˌa-də-ˈna-\

Definition of ADYNAMIC

:  characterized by or causing a loss of strength or function <adynamic ileus>

Origin of ADYNAMIC

Greek adynamia lack of strength, from a- + dynamis power, from dynasthai to be able
First Known Use: 1829

Rhymes with ADYNAMIC

ady·nam·ic

adjective \ˌā-(ˌ)dī-ˈnam-ik, ˌad-ə-ˈnam-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ADYNAMIC

: characterized by or causing a loss of strength or function <adynamic fevers such as typhoid> <adynamic ileus>

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