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hyperkinesis

noun hy·per·ki·ne·sis \-ˈnē-səs\

Definition of HYPERKINESIS

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

New Latin
First Known Use: circa 1855

Rhymes with HYPERKINESIS

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hyperkinesis

noun hy·per·ki·ne·sis \-ˈnē-səs\

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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