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Descriptor in English: Kinesis
Descriptor in Spanish: Cinesis
Descriptor in Portuguese: Cinese
Descriptor in French: Cinèse
Entry term(s): Kineses
Tree number(s): F01.145.113.700
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
Online Note: search ORIENTATION 1968-74
History Note: 91(75); was see under ORIENTATION 1975-90
DeCS UI: 7873
Descriptor UI: D007698
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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