kinesis

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ki·ne·sis

noun \kə-ˈnē-səs, kī-\
plural ki·ne·ses \-ˌsēz\

Definition of KINESIS

:  a movement that lacks directional orientation and depends upon the intensity of stimulation

Origin of KINESIS

New Latin, from Greek kinēsis
First Known Use: 1905

Rhymes with KINESIS

ki·ne·sis

noun \kə-ˈnē-səs, kī-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural ki·ne·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of KINESIS

: a movement that lacks directional orientation and depends upon the intensity of stimulation

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