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Total or partial loss of the ability to perform coordinated movements or manipulate objects in the absence of motor or sensory impairment.

[Greek aprāxiā, inaction : a-, without; see a-1 + prāxis, action; see praxis.]

a·prac′tic (ā-prăk′tĭk), a·prax′ic (ā-prăk′sĭk) adj.
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Adj.1.apractic - having uncoordinated muscular movements, symptomatic of a CNS disorderapractic - having uncoordinated muscular movements, symptomatic of a CNS disorder
unfit - not in good physical or mental condition; out of condition; "fat and very unfit"; "certified as unfit for army service"; "drunk and unfit for service"
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SAN ANTONIO -- In managing the apractic patient, caregivers should be careful to maintain a sense of familiarity in tools and setting, said Dr.
Physicians should instruct caregivers that the goal in managing the apractic patient should be to maintain as much independent functioning as possible.
Instead of putting a basket of mixed laundry in front of an apractic patient, the caregiver should first separate the laundry into like items.