dyskinesia

noun dys·ki·ne·sia \ ˌdis-kə-ˈnē-zh(ē-)ə , -kī- \
Updated on: 3 Jan 2018

Definition of dyskinesia

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

dyskinetic

play \-ˈnet-ik\ adjective

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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


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dyskinesia

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

medical Definition of dyskinesia

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

dyskinetic

play \-ˈnet-ik\ adjective

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