kine-, kin-, kino-, kinesio-, kinesi-, kineto-, kinet-, -kinesia, -kinesis, -kinetic, -kinesias, -kineses, -kinetical, -kinetically

(Greek: move, set in motion; muscular activity)

Referring to movements of the eyes.
1 The arbitrary movement of a cell, or organism, in response to a stimulus.
2. A change in the rate of random movement of an organism (kinesis) in which the rate of locomotion (linear velocity) varies with the intensity of the stimulus.
1. Various tactile stimulation techniques used to stimulate the proprioceptors (sensory nerve endings that give information concerning movements and position of the body) of muscles and tendons and thereby enhance motor performance in rehabilitation.
2. Referring to or having movements in one direction; as, molecules or particles.
3. The dynamic use of an orthotic device to facilitate movement of one muscle while inhibiting its antagonist, as a treatment for spasticity.
palikinesia (s) (noun), palikinesias (pl)
In neurology, an involuntary pathological repetition of the same movements over and over again.
1. The activity or fate of drugs in the body over a period of time, including the processes of absorption, distribution, localization in tissues, biotransformation, and excretion.
2. The study of drug dynamics; the distribution of drugs in biological systems and the influence of absorption, tissue distribution, metabolism, and elimination by excretion on the disposition of a drug.
photokinesis, photokinetic
1. Movement in response to light.
2. A change in the rate of motion in response to light, as an increase or decrease in motility of bacteria with a change in illumination.
3. The change in movement or activity by an organism as a response to light.
1. Explosive or impulsive maniacal action caused by defective inhibition; considered by some to be the basis of impulse disorders.
2. The influence of mind upon matter, as the use of mental "power" to move or distort an object.
3. In para psychology, claimed or alleged influence exerted on a physical object by a subject without any intermediate physical energy or instrumentation. In other words, moving objects apparently by mental power.
somnocinematograph, somnokinematograph (s) (noun); somnocinematographs, somnokinematographs (pl)
A device for recording the movements made by sleepers.

Related "move, motion" word units: cine-; mobil-; mot-, mov-; oscillo-; seismo-; vibro-.