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Descriptor English: Kinesis
Descriptor Spanish: Cinesis
Descriptor Portuguese: Cinese
Descriptor French: Cinèse
Entry term(s): Kineses
Tree number(s): F01.145.113.700
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D007698
Scope note: Locomotor behavior not involving a steering reaction, but in which there may be a turning random in direction. It includes orthokinesis, the rate of movement and klinokinesis, the amount of turning, which are related to the intensity of stimulation.
Annotation: do not confuse with KINETICS or KINESICS
Allowable Qualifiers: CL classification
DE drug effects
ES ethics
PH physiology
RE radiation effects
Public MeSH Note: 91; was see under ORIENTATION 1975-90
Online Note: search ORIENTATION 1968-74
History Note: 91(75); was see under ORIENTATION 1975-90
DeCS ID: 7873
Unique ID: D007698
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Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Kinesis - Preferred
Concept UI M0012042
Scope note Locomotor behavior not involving a steering reaction, but in which there may be a turning random in direction. It includes orthokinesis, the rate of movement and klinokinesis, the amount of turning, which are related to the intensity of stimulation.
Preferred term Kinesis
Entry term(s) Kineses



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