dyskinesia

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noun dys·ki·ne·sia \ˌdis-kə-ˈnē-zh(ē-)ə, -kī-\

Definition of dyskinesia

  1. :  impairment of voluntary movements resulting in fragmented or jerky motions (as in Parkinson's disease) — compare tardive dyskinesia

dyskinetic

play \-ˈnet-ik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of dyskinesia

New Latin, from Greek dyskinēsia difficulty in moving, from dys- + -kinesia, from kinēsis motion, from kinein to move — more at hight


First Known Use: circa 1706


Medical Dictionary

dyskinesia

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noun dys·ki·ne·sia \ˌdis-kə-ˈnē-zh(ē-)ə, -kī-\

Medical Definition of dyskinesia

  1. :  impairment of voluntary movements resulting in fragmented or jerky motions (as in Parkinson's disease)—see tardive dyskinesia

dyskinetic

\-ˈnet-ik\play adjective

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