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An impairment in the ability to control movements, characterized by spasmodic or repetitive motions or lack of coordination.
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(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-)
difficulty or abnormality in performing voluntary muscular movements. Compare tardive dyskinesia.
dys`ki•net′ic (-ˈnɛt ɪk) adj.
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|Noun||1.||dyskinesia - abnormality in performing voluntary muscle movements|
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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n. discinesia, disquinesia, inhabilidad de realizar movimientos voluntarios tal como sucede en la enfermedad de Parkinson.
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dyskinesian discinesia; tardive — discinesia tardía
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