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dys·ki·ne·sia

 (dĭs′kə-nē′zhə, -kī-)
n.
An impairment in the ability to control movements, characterized by spasmodic or repetitive motions or lack of coordination.
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dyskinesia

(dɪskɪˈniːzɪə)
n
(Medicine) involuntary repetitive movements, such as those occurring in chorea
[dys- + -kinesia from Greek kinesis movement]
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dys•ki•ne•sia

(ˌdɪs kɪˈni ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə, -kaɪ-)

n.
difficulty or abnormality in performing voluntary muscular movements. Compare tardive dyskinesia.
[1700–10; < New Latin < Greek dyskīnēsía; see dys-, -kinesia]
dys`ki•net′ic (-ˈnɛt ɪk) adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.dyskinesia - abnormality in performing voluntary muscle movements
nervous disorder, neurological disease, neurological disorder - a disorder of the nervous system
tardive dyskinesia - involuntary rolling of the tongue and twitching of the face or trunk or limbs; often occurs in patients with Parkinsonism who are treated with phenothiazine
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Translations

dys·ki·ne·si·a

[MIM*242650]
n. discinesia, disquinesia, inhabilidad de realizar movimientos voluntarios tal como sucede en la enfermedad de Parkinson.
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dyskinesia

n discinesia; tardive — discinesia tardía
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Situs inversus totalis that is associated with primary ciliary dyskinesia is known as Kartagener syndrome (Bohun et al., 2007; Ortega et al., 2007).
Despite being diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder named Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia, or PCD, Chole has achieved all of these successes and continues to persevere in all that she undertakes.
said that due to his primary ciliary dyskinesia and dextrocardia, he has gradually developed bronchiectasis which has irreversibly damaged his lungs and he will be on O2 (oxygen) supply 24/7 till he gets for himself a new pair of lungs.
Kartagener's syndrome is a type of ciliary motility disorder called primary ciliary dyskinesia. It is an autosomal disorder of ciliary motility characterised by chronic lung disease, rhinosinusitis, hearing impairment and subfertility.
They can occur secondary to surgery, a papillomatous tumor, or chronic inflammation, and they might be related to mucous abnormalities or primary ciliary dyskinesia. (1-3)
for POL6014, a clinical stage selective inhibitor of human neutrophil elastase with the potential to treat cystic fibrosis (CF) and other neutrophilic pulmonary diseases such as non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis (NCFB), alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD) and primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD).
POL6014 is a clinical stage selective inhibitor of human neutrophil elastase with the potential to treat cystic fibrosis (CF), as well as other neutrophilic pulmonary diseases, such as non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis (NCFB), alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency (AATD) and primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD).
There were no evidences of congenital pulmonary/heart disorders, tuberculosis, gastroesophageal reflux, primary immunodeficiency diseases, primary ciliary dyskinesia, and Bartter syndrome.
Primary ciliary dyskinesia: Current state of the art.
Lucy Dixon, 24, from Newcastle Emlyn in Carmarthenshire was diagnosed with primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD) - a rare gentic disorder which causes defects in the action of hair lining in the respiratory tract, sinuses, fallopian tube and lungs.