Kinesis

kÉ™-NEE-sis

Part of speech: noun
Origin: Greek, early 17th century

1
Movement; motion.

2
(Biology) An undirected movement of a cell, organism, or part in response to an external stimulus. (Zoology) Mobility of the bones of the skull, as in some birds and reptiles.

Examples of Kinesis in a sentence

“Sam focused his study on biological kinesis.”

“Natalie possessed a great amount of kinesis and flexibility.”

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