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acinesia, akinesia (s) (noun), acinesias, akinesias (pl)
1. Absence or a lack of movements: Acinesia is a partial or total loss of muscle movements because of peripheral or central nervous system abnormalities.
Mable's acinesia was most obvious when she was trying to swim.2. An absence of or a decrease of voluntary motion that may range from moderate inactivity to almost complete immobility: The doctor warned Marcos that prolonged use of the wheelchair could result in acinesia of his legs.
With insects, akinesia is a lack of immobility that can be caused by damage to or a loss of sensory organs; such as, the antennae.
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