-kinesis

aff. a combining form with the meaning “movement, activity,” often used with the more particular senses “reaction to a stimulus” (photokinesis), “movement without an apparent physical cause” (telekinesis), “activity within a cell” (karyokinesis)
Compare -kinesia
Etymology: < Gk -kīnēsis; see kinesis

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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