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apraxia

noun aprax·ia \(ˌ)ā-ˈprak-sē-ə\

Definition of APRAXIA

:  loss or impairment of the ability to execute complex coordinated movements without muscular or sensory impairment
aprac·tic \-ˈprak-tik\ or aprax·ic \-ˈprak-sik\ adjective

Origin of APRAXIA

New Latin, from Greek, inaction, from a- + praxis action, from prassein to do — more at practical
First Known Use: circa 1881

apraxia

noun aprax·ia \(ˈ)ā-ˈprak-sē-ə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of APRAXIA

:  loss or impairment of the ability to execute complex coordinated movements without muscular or sensory impairment—compare eupraxia
aprac·tic \-ˈprak-tik\ or aprax·ic \-ˈprak-sik\ adjective

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