hyperkinesis

noun hy·per·ki·ne·sis \ ˌhī-pər-kə-ˈnē-səs , -kī- \

Definition of hyperkinesis

1 : abnormally increased and sometimes uncontrollable activity or muscular movements
2 : a condition especially of childhood characterized by hyperactivity

Origin and Etymology of hyperkinesis

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hyperkinesis

noun hy·per·ki·ne·sis \ -ˈnē-səs \

medical Definition of hyperkinesis

1 : abnormally increased and sometimes uncontrollable activity or muscular movements : hyperactivity — compare hypokinesia
2 : a condition especially of childhood characterized by hyperactivity

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