motor ataxia

Definitions of motor ataxia
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n inability to coordinate voluntary muscle movements; unsteady movements and staggering gait

Synonyms:
ataxia, ataxy, dyssynergia
Types:
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
Type of:
nervous disorder, neurological disease, neurological disorder
a disorder of the nervous system

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