-kinesis


-kinesis
a combining form with the general sense "movement, activity," used in the formation of compound words, often with the particular senses "reaction to a stimulus" (photokinesis), "movement without an apparent physical cause" (telekinesis), "activity within a cell" (karyokinesis). Cf. -kinesia.
[ < Gk -kinesis; see KINESIS]

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Universalium. 2010.


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