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Related to ataxy: spinal ataxia
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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|Noun||1.||ataxy - inability to coordinate voluntary muscle movements; unsteady movements and staggering gait|
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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