ataxia

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noun atax·ia \ ə-ˈtak-sē-ə , (ˌ)ā- \

Definition of ataxia

:an inability to coordinate voluntary muscular movements that is symptomatic of some central nervous system disorders and injuries and not due to muscle weakness called also incoordination

ataxic

play \-sik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of ataxia

Greek, from a- + tassein to put in order


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ataxia

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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 disorders of the central nervous system

ataxic

play \-sik\ adjective

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