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 (hī′pər-kə-nē′zhə, -kī-) also hy·per·ki·ne·sis (-sĭs)
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.]
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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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However, left ventriculography revealed apical ballooning akinesis with basal hyperkinesis during systole and reduced ejection fraction [Figure 2].
However, as neurodegeneration progresses, new motor symptoms emerge that include motor complications related to the chronic administration of dopaminergic agents with short half-lives (such as hyperkinesis and motor fluctuations), drug resistant postural instability, and freezing of gait.
Left ventriculogram revealed a left ventricular ejection fraction (LVEF) of 20% and severe mid-cavitary hypokinesis with basal and apical hyperkinesis (Figures 2(a) and 2(b)).
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).
Motor symptoms are related to the development of postural alterations, such as: cervical spine flexion, thoracic hyperkinesis, scoliosis, abduction of the shoulders and flexion of the arms 4.
Motor changes: Relaxation, weakness, flask-spastic paralysis, catalepsy, hyperkinesis, increase in muscle strength.
Emergent coronary angiography demonstrated normal coronaries (Figures 2(a) and 2(b)) with anterolateral, apical, and inferoapical dyskinesis and basal anterior and basal inferior wall hyperkinesis; ejection fraction (EF) was 20%.
At this stage of disease development, 100% of individuals with the CMI were diagnosed with toxic encephalopathy, which included the following clinical syndromes: organic personality disorders (80%), organic emotionally labile disorder (16.4%), overlay or progression of the severity of cognitive disorder (92.7%), shaking hyperkinesis (manifested in the early stages only as hand tremors mediated outside the central nervous system that subsequently spread to the legs and head (23.6%)) and others [19].
Hyperthyroidism deserves special attention because it can present in older adults with either manic-like symptoms and hyperkinesis or features of apathy, depression, and somnolence.
Of this, emotional disorder was 10.5%, any conduct disorder (CD) was 5.6%, and any hyperkinesis was 3.1%.
The hyperkinesis induced by an acute injection of a TRPV1 antagonist was reproduced recently (46), even when the drug (AMG9810) was injected into mice under stressful conditions.