herediatry spinal ataxia

Definitions of herediatry spinal ataxia
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n sclerosis of the posterior and lateral columns of the spinal cord; characterized by muscular weakness and abnormal gait; occurs in children

Synonyms:
Friedreich's ataxia
Type of:
ataxia, ataxy, dyssynergia, motor ataxia
inability to coordinate voluntary muscle movements; unsteady movements and staggering gait

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