dyskinesia


dys·ki·ne·sia

noun \ˌdis-kə-ˈnē-zh(ē-)ə, -kī-\

Definition of DYSKINESIA

:  impairment of voluntary movements resulting in fragmented or jerky motions (as in Parkinson's disease) — compare tardive dyskinesia
dys·ki·net·ic \-ˈnet-ik\ adjective

Origin of DYSKINESIA

New Latin, from Greek dyskinēsia difficulty in moving, from dys- + -kinesia, from kinēsis motion, from kinein to move — more at hight
First Known Use: circa 1706

dys·ki·ne·sia

noun \ˌdis-kə-ˈnē-zh(ē-)ə, -kī-\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DYSKINESIA

: impairment of voluntary movements resulting in fragmented or jerky motions (as in Parkinson's disease)—see tardive dyskinesia
dys·ki·net·ic \-ˈnet-ik\ adjective

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