hypomobility

noun
hy·​po·​mo·​bil·​i·​ty | \ ˌhī-pō-mō-ˈbil-ət-ē How to pronounce hypomobility (audio) \
plural hypomobilities

Medical Definition of hypomobility

: a decrease in the range of movement of which a body part and especially a joint is capable There may be mandibular hypomobility and deviation on opening.— Steven J. Scrivani et al., The New England Journal of Medicine, 18 Dec. 2008

Other Words from hypomobility

hypomobile \ ˌhī-​pō-​ˈmō-​bəl, -​ˌbīl, -​ˌbēl How to pronounce hypomobile (audio) \ adjective
hypomobile joints

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“Hypomobility.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hypomobility. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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