hyperkinesis


hy·per·ki·ne·sis

noun \-ˈnē-səs\

Definition of HYPERKINESIS

1
:  abnormally increased and sometimes uncontrollable activity or muscular movements
2
:  a condition especially of childhood characterized by hyperactivity

Origin of HYPERKINESIS

New Latin
First Known Use: circa 1855

Rhymes with HYPERKINESIS

hy·per·ki·ne·sis

noun \-ˈnē-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of HYPERKINESIS

1
: abnormally increased and sometimes uncontrollable activity or muscular movements : hyperactivity—compare hypokinesia
2
: a condition especially of childhood characterized by hyperactivity

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