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a·tax·i·a

 (ə-tăk′sē-ə)
n.
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.
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ataxia

(əˈtæksɪə) or

ataxy

n
(Pathology) pathol lack of muscular coordination
[C17: via New Latin from Greek: lack of coordination, from a-1 + -taxia, from tassein to put in order]
aˈtaxic, aˈtactic adj
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a•tax•i•a

(əˈtæk si ə)

n.
loss of coordination of the muscles, esp. of the extremities.
[1605–15; < New Latin < Greek: indiscipline]
a•tax′ic, adj.
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a·tax·i·a

(ə-tăk′sē-ə)
Loss of muscular coordination as a result of damage to the central nervous system.
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ataxia, ataxy

inability to coordinate bodily movements, especially movements of the muscles. See also order and disorder.
See also: Disease and Illness
lack of order; irregularity. See also disease and illness.
See also: Order and Disorder
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ataxia

Lack of coordination of the muscles.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ataxia - inability to coordinate voluntary muscle movements; unsteady movements and staggering gait
nervous disorder, neurological disease, neurological disorder - a disorder of the nervous system
Friedreich's ataxia, herediatry spinal ataxia - sclerosis of the posterior and lateral columns of the spinal cord; characterized by muscular weakness and abnormal gait; occurs in children
hereditary cerebellar ataxia - nervous disorder of late childhood and early adulthood; characterized by ataxic gait and hesitating or explosive speech and nystagmus
spinocerebellar disorder - any of several congenital disorders marked by degeneration of the cerebellum and spinal cord resulting in spasticity and ataxia
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Translations
ataxie
ataksia

ataxia

[əˈtæksɪə] Nataxia f
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ataxia

nAtaxie f
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ataxia

n ataxia
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References in periodicals archive ?
Several years ago, DiMauro, a neurologist at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons in New York, had noticed that muscle tissue from a patient with familial cerebellar ataxia had a deficiency in a compound called coenzyme Q10 (CoQ10).
Fig 4 indicates that the decreased skin blood volume of a patient with sporadic cerebellar ataxia of late onset in SCD recovered in the right lateral position the same as healthy volunteers.
Acute varicella-associated cerebellar ataxia occurs primarily in children and is characterized by ataxia with nystagmus, headache, nausea, vomiting, and nuchal rigidity.
Myoclonic epilepsy with ragged red fibers (MERRF) syndrome is characterized by myoclonus, generalized epilepsy, cerebellar ataxia, and RRF in the skeletal muscle.[1] Other features include visual nerve involvement, impaired hearing, and cervical lipomas.
Seto-Salvia et al., "Mutations in SNX14 cause a distinctive autosomal-recessive cerebellar ataxia and intellectual disability syndrome," American Journal of Human Genetics, vol.
A multidimensional physical therapy program for individuals with cerebellar ataxia secondary to traumatic brain injury: a case series.
The SARA is an eight-item clinician-administered semi-qualitative performance-based assessment of cerebellar ataxia symptoms that measures impairment on a scale of zero to 40, with a higher score indicating more severe ataxia, concluded the company.
The associated signs and symptoms included cerebellar ataxia (n = 12), nystagmus (n = 15), dysphagia and dysarthria (n = 1), tinnitus (n = 10), vomiting (n = 8), neckpain (n = 6), and headache in ipsilateral occiput (n = 8).
Clinically, cardinal features of the disorder are Parkinsonism, cerebellar ataxia, autonomic failure, and corticospinal tract dysfunction.
The small number of participants and the heterogeneity of the sample related to the etiology of the cerebellar ataxia (degenerative and vascular etiologies) may have influenced the present results and limited its generalization.
Valente, "Joubert syndrome: Congenital cerebellar ataxia with the molar tooth," The Lancet Neurology, vol.

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