Passive or reflex movement; nonvoluntary movement. [allo- + G. kinesis, movement]

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al·lo·ki·ne·sis (al″o-ki-neґsis) [allo- + -kinesis] movement that is not performed voluntarily but is produced passively or occurs by reflex. allokinetic adj

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  • allokinesis — n. [Gr. allos, other; kinesis, movement] Passive or reflex movement; allokinetic a; see autokinesis …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • allokinesis — al·lo·ki·ne·sis …   English syllables

  • allokinesis — …   Useful english dictionary

  • autokinesis — n. [Gr. autos, self; kinesis, motion] Voluntary movement; see allokinesis …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • allokinetic — adjective see allokinesis …   Useful english dictionary

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