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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: inability to coordinate voluntary muscle movements; unsteady movements and staggering gait [syn: ataxia, ataxy, dyssynergia, motor ataxia]

Merriam Webster's

noun Etymology: Greek, from a- + tassein to put in order Date: 1670 an inability to coordinate voluntary muscular movements that is symptomatic of some central nervous system disorders and injuries and not due to muscle weakness called also incoordination ataxic adjective

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Ataxia A*tax"i*a, Ataxy At"ax*y, n. [NL. ataxia, Gr. ?, fr. ? out of order; 'a priv. + ? ordered, arranged, ? to put in order: cf. F. ataxie.] 1. Disorder; irregularity. [Obs.] --Bp. Hall. 2. (Med.) (a) Irregularity in disease, or in the functions. (b) The state of disorder that characterizes nervous fevers and the nervous condition. Locomotor ataxia. See Locomotor.



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