hyperkinesis


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hy·per·ki·ne·sia

 (hī′pər-kə-nē′zhə, -kī-) also hy·per·ki·ne·sis (-sĭs)
n.
1. An abnormal increase in muscular activity.
2. Hyperactivity, especially in children.

[hyper- + Greek kīnēsis, movement (from kīnein, to move; see keiə- in Indo-European roots) + -ia.]

hyperkinesia, hyperkinesis

a condition of the body in which muscular movement is abnormally agitated. — hyperkinetic, adj.
See also: Body, Human
a condition of the body in which muscular movement is abnormally agitated. — hyperkinetic, adj.
See also: Disease and Illness
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Studies by leading health researchers have found a link between children's use of artificial colors and flavors with learning disabilities and hyperkinesis (hyperactivity and inability to concentrate).
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The research on SMR-training for seizure management became the springboard for application to hyperkinesis, which later became ADHD.
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