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(dɪsɪˈnɜːdʒɪə) or


(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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, dyssynergy
n. disinergia. V.: ataxia
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Several studies in reperfused infarcts have shown significant correlations between the QRS score, radionuclear perfusion defects and echocardiographic dyssynergy indices.
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A child who has an erratic spray of urine or has to grunt and strain to void has a release problem that is either structural or more likely a learned dyssynergy. The early or midpubescent girl who laughs until she wets has giggle micturition (and often also has attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder [ADHD] underlying it that can be helped by stimulants, if indicated by other criteria).