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 (ā′kə-nē′zhə, -kī-)
Loss of normal motor function, resulting in impaired muscle movement.

[Greek akinēsiā : a-, without; see a-1 + kīnēsis, motion; see -kinesis.]

a′ki·net′ic (-nĕt′ĭk) adj.


1. without motion, unmoving
2. med relating to akinesia
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Medical treatment: The investigators who think that the dopaminergic cell groups in the monoaminergic pathways are important recommend use of bromocriptine to reverse the symptoms of akinetic mutism (11, 29).
FDA approved for use for seizures associated with Lennox-Gastault syn-drome, for akinetic and myoclonic seizures and absence seizures that fail to respond to other medications
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Pericardiac effusion did not increase after the puncture, but a subsequent echocardiogram revealed the left ventricular akinetic lesion had expanded, leading to worsening of the cardiac function.
Transoesophageal echocardiography now revealed an akinetic dilated right ventricle and septal bulge into a hyperdynamic and underfilled left ventricle.
Hibernating myocardium is akinetic because of chronic high-grade ischemia rather than infarction and is likely to respond well to revascularization.
To determine whether subjects also experienced any akinetic blocks or freezing of gait, we also had them complete the FOG questionnaire.
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Van Putten T, May RE Akinetic depression in schizophrenia.
Regional wall motion was characterized as normal, hypokinetic, or akinetic.
She was pulled from the water but had been in a condition known as akinetic mutism until her death.