metakinesis etymology

English word metakinesis comes from English -kinesis (Movement, motion.), English meta-

Detailed word origin of metakinesis

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-kinesis English (eng) Movement, motion.
meta- English (eng) (pathology) Consequent on Having analogies with metaphysics. Pertaining to a level above or beyond. For example, metadata are data that describes data, metalanguage is language that describes language, etc. [From 17th century]. Transcending, encompassing (anatomy, and, zoology) Behind [From 19th century]. (botany, and, zoology) Later or subsequent [From 19th century]. (chemistry) Having [...]
metakinesis English (eng) (anatomy) Cranial kinesis involving jointing between the dermatocranium and occipital segment.. (biology, historical) According to C. Lloyd Morgan, a hypothetical property possessed by all types of life of being endowed with something that is not consciousness but has the potentiality of developing into consciousness.

Words with the same origin as metakinesis

Descendants of -kinesis
acrokinesis aerokinesis amphikinesis autokinesis biokinesis chemokinesis diakinesis ferrokinesis geokinesis hydrokinesis hypokinesis microkinesis neurokinesis nucleokinesis optokinesis orthokinesis parakinesis photokinesis pryokinesis psychokinesis teek telekinesis telekinetic thermokinesis
Descendants of meta-
meta metabelian metadata metadatum metadiscussion metafilm metagalaxy metagastrula metahohmannite metalithium metamathematics metamirror metanephrine metanetwork metaphilosophy metaphosphoric metapostnotal metaprotaspis metaprotocol metapuzzle metapyrocatechase metaregression metatarsal metathinking metaxylem