adynamic

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adjective ady·nam·ic \ ˌā-(ˌ)dī-ˈna-mik , ˌa-də-ˈna- \

Definition of adynamic

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

Origin and Etymology of adynamic

Greek adynamia lack of strength, from a- + dynamis power, from dynasthai to be able


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adynamic

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adjective ady·nam·ic \ ˌā-(ˌ)dī-ˈnam-ik , ˌad-ə-ˈnam- \

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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