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apraxia

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noun aprax·ia \(ˌ)ā-ˈprak-sē-ə\

Definition of apraxia

  1. :  loss or impairment of the ability to execute complex coordinated movements without muscular or sensory impairment

apractic

play \-ˈprak-tik\ or

apraxic

play \-ˈprak-sik\ adjective


Origin and Etymology of apraxia

New Latin, from Greek, inaction, from a- + praxis action, from prassein to do — more at practical


First Known Use: circa 1881


Medical Dictionary

apraxia

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noun aprax·ia \(ˈ)ā-ˈprak-sē-ə\

Medical Definition of apraxia

  1. :  loss or impairment of the ability to execute complex coordinated movements without muscular or sensory impairment—compare eupraxia

apractic

\-ˈprak-tik\play or

apraxic

\-ˈprak-sik\play adjective



Learn More about apraxia

  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of apraxia Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about apraxia


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