bradykinesia [brad-i-ki-nee-zhuh, -kahy-] Word Origin noun

  1. slowness of movement, as found, for example, in Parkinson’s disease.

Origin of bradykinesia brady- + -kinesia Related formsbrad·y·ki·net·ic [brad-i-ki-net-ik, -kahy-] /ˈbræd ɪ kɪˈnɛt ɪk, -kaɪ-/, adjective British Dictionary definitions for bradykinesia bradykinesia noun

  1. physiol abnormal slowness of physical movement, esp as an effect of Parkinson’s disease

Word Origin for bradykinesia C20: from brady- + Greek kinēsis motion bradykinesia in Medicine bradykinesia [brăd′ē-kĭ-nē′zhə, -kī-] n.

  1. Extreme slowness in movement.

Related formsbrad′y•ki•net′ic (-nĕt′ĭk) adj.

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