kine-, kin-, kino-, kinesio-, kinesi-, kineto-, kinet-, -kinesia, -kinesis, -kinetic, -kinesias, -kineses, -kinetical, -kinetically
(Greek: move, set in motion; muscular activity)
2. Repetitive oscillatory movements, trepidation, shaking.
Visual autokinesis refers to the illusion that an object in space, especially at night, moves as one continues to look at it. An aviator looking at a distant light may perceive that it has moved even though it is stationary.
2. The science of the movements within developing organisms.
2. Slow or retarded muscular movement that may be organically or psychically determined. It is common in depressive states and is often observed in schizophrenia.
This can be a symptom of neurological disorders, particularly Parkinson's disease, or a side effect of medications.
2. Denoting a method of showing the details of motor action by motion pictures taken very rapidly and shown very slowly.
2. A disorder of movement, sometimes seen in cerebellar dysfunction, but not pathognomonic, in which a particular movement is arrested suddenly and unexpectedly and then, after a pause, the movement is completed in a slow jerky manner.
2. The sense of awareness of movements of the hand, as in writing: Berth was aware via cheirokinesthesia that her right hand was clutching the pen too tightly.