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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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CMR was done (Figure 1 A and B) which showed left ventricular hypertrophy mainly involving the mid segments; with thinned out and akinetic small apical portion, along with obliteration of LV cavity in the mid region during systole.
Disorders of diminished motivation (DDM)--including apathy, abulia, and akinetic mutism--are characterized by impairment in goal-directed behavior, thought, and emotion.
She was hospitalized at the beginning of the third month of her illness and had onset of cortical blindness, myoclonus, and akinetic mutism.
Akinetic mutism is a clinical status from the bilateral lesion of nucleus caudatus or anterior cingulate gyrus.
The diagnosis of bilateral akinetic seizures achieved with EEG and other parameters is often supported by locating lesions in brain by MRI.
Although lasting complications rates of hemispherectomy are very variable on this type of epilepsy surgery, the presence of contralateral homonymous hemianopsia, hemiparesis, postoperative akinetic state, hemiparesis, apathy and sometimes aggression, buccal apraxia manifesting as drooling of saliva, memory deficits and persistence of seizures are risks to be considered during the surgical act (11,12,13,14,15,38,40,46).
Epidemiology of Parkinson's disease and akinetic syndromes.
The inferior and posterior left ventricular walls contracted moderately but septum and apex were akinetic.
POCD must be distinguished from delirium, central anticholinergic syndrome, dementia, and akinetic crisis [14].
These are the capabilities of a novel, akinetic (without any form of movement in the tuning mechanism) all-semiconductor, all-electronic tunable, compact and flexible swept source laser and interrogation system at 1,550 nm or 1,310 nm.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention criteria for probable sporadic CJD: Progressive dementia Two of the following neurologic symptoms: myoclonus, visual or cerebellar disturbances, pyramidal/exrapyramidal dysfunction, or akinetic mutism Atypical electroencephalogram during illness duration Positive 14-3-3 CSF assay Less than 2 years from presentation to death MRI with high signal abnormalities in caudate or putamen on DWI or FLAIR Routine investigations discards alternative diagnosis COC criteria for the identification of probable case of sCJD pending pathological diagnosis
Akinetic treatment of the gas phase hydrodechlorination of chlorobenzene over nickel/silica: beyond conventional kinetics.