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Related to ataxic: ataxic breathing, ataxic dysarthria
1. Loss of the ability to coordinate muscular movement.
2. Any of various degenerative, often hereditary, disorders that are characterized by ataxia and are frequently associated with cerebellar atrophy.
[Greek ataxiā, disorder : a-, not; see a-1 + taxis, order.]
a·tax′ic adj. & n.