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 (hī′pər-kə-nĕt′ĭk, -kī-)
1. Having or exhibiting hyperkinesia or hyperactivity.
2. Wildly fast-paced or excited; frenetic: a hyperkinetic sales pitch.
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Treatment of the underlying glottal pathology has decreased the incidence of abnormal MTPs, thus supporting the idea that an abnormal MTP represents a compensatory hyperkinetic laryngeal behavior.
Hemichorea/hemiballism (HH) is a hyperkinetic movement disorder characterized by acute or subacute onset of high-amplitude, involuntary movements affecting one side of the body [1, 2].
A 2015 Danish national birth cohort study, involving 64,322 children and mothers, found an association between maternal use of acetaminophen during pregnancy and autism spectrum disorders with hyperkinetic symptoms.
The hospital stated that 1,309 children were receiving outpatient treatment, and that there were on average eight new cases a week, including for hyperkinetic disorder, autism, learning difficulties, reduced mental abilities, anxiety, obsessions, phobias, depression and psychosis.
New Delhi, and India in general, are modern and ancient, growing like Topsy, crushed into one another, in a hyperkinetic mix, something like Mexico on amphetamines.
The physical place created by Chambliss and his team--all spires, plazas, floating gardens, maglev transportation and highways in the sky--was transformed into a hyperkinetic metropolis by multiple layers of visual effects created by artists from several shops, including ILM, Hybride and Rodeo FX.
Thirty percent of children met the criteria for any psychiatric diagnosis, the most common being Oppositional Defiant Disorder (14%) and Hyperkinetic Disorders (10%).
Tourette syndrome is a hyperkinetic movement disorder manifested by motor and phonic tics, which are often accompanied by neurobehavioral disorders such as attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
The Daily Caller's education coverage is hyperkinetic (writers are rumored to be paid based on clicks), not to mention schizophrenic, veering between hot policy issues (mostly Common Core) and the schoolhouse scandal of the day ("Drunk Teacher Pulls Knife on Students, Demands Fast-Food").
The onset of hyperkinetic movements is at the ages of 6-8 months, which might differ from one colony to another, and its severity increases with disease progression [9].
The local punks make some of the most eminently listenable and bounce-ready punk rock around, and songs such as "Boom,'' "Self-Made Prison'' and the brief and hyperkinetic "Stab Your Eyes'' crackle with energy and a sort of devil-may-care defiance that makes each song feel like a tasty guilty pleasure.