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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Impaired muscular coordination in walking.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun In medicine, inability to walk, through defect of muscular action, not necessarily paralysis or incoördination.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun (Med.) Inability to coördinate muscular actions properly in walking.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun inability to walk

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[a– + Greek basis, step; see gwā- in Indo-European roots + –ia.]

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