dyssynergia

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dyssynergia

(dɪsɪˈnɜːdʒɪə) or

dyssynergy

n
(Pathology) muscular incoordination caused by a brain disorder
[from dys- + Greek synergia cooperation]
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Noun1.dyssynergia - 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

dys·syn·er·gi·a

, dyssynergy
n. disinergia. V.: ataxia
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Type II syndrome is known as dyssynergia cerebellaris myoclonica; it is an autosomal-recessive, progressive, myoclonic epilepsy with ataxia secondary to mitochondrial encephalopathy.