Slowing down of a movement. Bradykinesia involves slowness of initiating and executing movements and fine motor movements and difficulty in performing repetitive movements. It is a major symptom of Parkinson's.
<clinical sign> An abnormal slowness of movement, sluggishness of physical and mental responses. ... Origin: Gr. Kinesis = movement ... (18 Nov 1997) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
(brad″e-kĭ-ne´zhә) abnormal slowness of movement. adj., bradykinet´ic., adj.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
(brady- + Gr. kinsis movement) abnormal slowness of movement; sluggishness of physical and mental responses.Found on http://users.ugent.be/~rvdstich/eugloss/DIC/dictio13.html
(from the article `mental disorder`) ...main side effects of first-generation antipsychotic medications. These symptoms, which are termed extrapyramidal symptoms (EPS), resemble those of ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/b/104
bradycinesia, bradykinesia, bradykinetic, bradypragia 1. Abnormal slowness of muscular movements, often associated with a diminution of the range of movement, typically seen in parkinsonism. 2. Slow or retarded muscular movement that may be organically or psychically determined. It is common in depressive states and is often observed in schizophren...Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/319/
Bradykinesia: Slowed ability to start and continue movements, and impaired ability to adjust the body's position. Can be a symptom of neurological disorders, particularly Parkinson's disease, or a side effect of medications. The word bradykinesia is logically derived from two Greek roots: bradys, slow + kinesis, movement = slow movement, slow motio...Found on http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=11054
In pathology, bradykinesia is an abnormal slowness of physical movement, especially as a symptom of Parkinson' s disease.Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/EB.HTM
Neurologic condition characterized by a generalized slowness of motor activity.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/22394
Slow movement which is often a problem for Parkinson's disease patients.
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Slowness in movement.Found on http://www.aans.org/Media/Glossary-of-Terminology
slowness of movement.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21811
Type: Term Pronunciation: brad′ē-kin-ē′zē-ă Definitions: 1. A decrease in spontaneity and movement. One of the features of extrapyramidal disorders, such as Parkinson disease. Synonyms: bradycinesiaFound on http://www.medilexicon.com/medicaldictionary.php?t=11735
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