Medical Dictionary

ataxia

noun atax·ia \ə-ˈtak-sē-ə, (ˈ)ā-\

Medical Definition of ATAXIA

:  an inability to coordinate voluntary muscular movements that is symptomatic of some nervous disorders
atax·ic \-sik\ adjective
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears