akinesia

noun
aki·​ne·​sia | \ ˌā-kī-ˈnē-zh(ē-)ə How to pronounce akinesia (audio) \

Medical Definition of akinesia

: loss or impairment of voluntary activity (as of a muscle)

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“Akinesia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/akinesia. Accessed 26 Sep. 2022.

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