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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Motionlessness attributable to a temporary paralysis.

Usage examples (11)
  • This restored dopamine levels in the brain, and the animals recovered from their akinesia and rigidity.
  • This produced the symptoms of Parkinson's disease, especially lack of movements (akinesia) and stiffness in the muscles
  • Parkinson's disease dopamine producing nerve cells in the basal ganglia degenerate, which causes tremor, rigidity and akinesia.
  • In the case of fetal akinesia deformation sequence for more
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