Definition of Hyperkinetic

1. a. Of or pertaining to hyperkinesis.



Definition of Hyperkinetic

1. Adjective. Of, relating to, or affected with hyperkinesis or hyperactivity. ¹

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Definition of Hyperkinetic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Hyperkinetic

1. Pertaining to or characterised by hyperkinesia. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hyperkinetic

hyperkeratosis congenita
hyperkeratosis eccentrica
hyperkeratosis figurata centrifuga atrophica
hyperkeratosis lenticularis perstans
hyperkeratosis subungualis
hyperkeratotic
hyperketonaemia
hyperketonuria
hyperkinaemia
hyperkineses
hyperkinesia
hyperkinesias
hyperkinesis
hyperkinetic (current term)
hyperkinetic dysarthria
hyperkinetic heart syndrome
hyperkinetic syndrome
hyperkinetically
hyperkyphosis
hyperkyphotic
hyperkähler
hyperlactation
hyperlegible
hyperlens
hyperleukocytosis
hyperlexia
hyperlexic
hyperlight

Literary usage of Hyperkinetic

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1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1914)
"... THE ASSOCIATION OF VARIOUS hyperkinetic SYMPTOMS WITH PARTIAL LESIONS OF THE OPTIC THALAMUS.1 BY ... hyperkinetic symptoms are here defined as including ..."

2. Naval Officers: Their Heredity and Development by Charles Benedict Davenport (1919)
"THE hyperkinetic QUALITIES OF THE FIGHTERS. Studies made on other and more extensive material have led (Davenport, 1915, p. 94) to the conclusion that ..."

3. A Dictionary of Medicine: Including General Pathology, General Therapeutics by Richard Quain, Frederick Thomas Roberts, John Mitchell Bruce, Samuel Treat Armstrong (1894)
"hyperkinetic d. depends upon an excess of muscular tone such as occurs in contractures. ... hyperkinetic."

4. The Feebly Inhibited: Nomadism, Or the Wandering Impulse, with Special by Charles Benedict Davenport (1915)
"I. THE hyperkinetic STATE. This is an emotional state in which one or more of a series of elements of behavior are shown, of which the following list has ..."

5. Atlas and Epitome of Diseases of the Mouth, Pharynx, and Nose by Ludwig Grünwald (1903)
"The good effects that probably follow the administration of strychnin have been discussed on p. 62. hyperkinetic Disturbances.—In nervous persons intention ..."

6. Atlas and abstract of the diseases of the larynx by Ludwig Grünwald (1898)
"(a) hyperkinetic Neuroses. Both tonic and clonic spasms occur in practically all the laryngeal muscles. Tonic spasms of the abductors have a central origin ..."

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