parakinesia

noun
para·​ki·​ne·​sia | \ ˌparəˌkīˈnēzh(ē)ə, -kə̇ˈ- \
variants: or parakinesis \ -​ēsə̇s \
plural parakinesias\ -​ēzh(ē)əz \ or parakineses\ -​ēˌsēz \

Definition of parakinesia

: disorder of motor function resulting in strange and abnormal movements

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Other Words from parakinesia

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

History and Etymology for parakinesia

New Latin, from para- entry 1 + -kinesia or Greek kinēsis motion

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“Parakinesia.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parakinesia. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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