Etymology
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kinesis (n.)

"physical movement, muscular action," 1819, from Greek kinēsis "movement, motion," from kinein "to move," from PIE *kie-neu-, suffixed form of root *keie- "set in motion."

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Definitions of kinesis

kinesis (n.)
a movement that is a response to a stimulus but is not oriented with respect to the source of stimulation;
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