autokinesis

noun
au·​to·​ki·​ne·​sis | \ ˌȯt-ō-kə-ˈnē-səs, -kī- How to pronounce autokinesis (audio) \
plural autokineses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce autokinesis (audio) \

Medical Definition of autokinesis

: spontaneous or voluntary movement

Other Words from autokinesis

autokinetic \ -​ˈnet-​ik How to pronounce autokinesis (audio) \ adjective

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“Autokinesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/autokinesis. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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