allokinesis

noun
al·​lo·​ki·​ne·​sis | \ -ˌkī- \
plural allokineses\ -​ēˌsēz \

Definition of allokinesis

: passive or reflex movement

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Other Words from allokinesis

allokinetic \ ¦⸗⸗(ˌ)⸗¦netik \ adjective

First Known Use of allokinesis

1917, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for allokinesis

New Latin, from all- + kinesis

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The first known use of allokinesis was in 1917

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“Allokinesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/allokinesis. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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