apraxic


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a·prax·i·a

 (ā-prăk′sē-ə)
n.
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.apraxic - having uncoordinated muscular movements, symptomatic of a CNS disorderapraxic - 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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