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What is the definition or description of: akinesia?

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Dr. Beth Howell answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Freezing in place: A loss of ability to move, freezing in place. This is often seen in parkinson's disease. The person wants to move, but the signal is not getting through to the part of the brain that makes the movement happen.

Answered 5/3/2016

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