Etymology
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ataxia (n.)

often Englished as ataxy, 1660s in pathology, "irregularity of bodily functions," medical Latin, from Greek ataxia, abstract noun from a- "not, without" (see a- (3)) + taxis "arrangement, order," from stem of tassein "to arrange" (see tactics). Earlier in a sense "confusion, disorder" (1610s).

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Definitions of ataxia

ataxia (n.)
inability to coordinate voluntary muscle movements; unsteady movements and staggering gait;
Synonyms: ataxy / dyssynergia / motor ataxia
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