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- n. ataxia
- n. disorder; irregularity
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Want of order; disturbance.
- n. In pathology, same as ataxia.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. inability to coordinate voluntary muscle movements; unsteady movements and staggering gait
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The explosive rush and momentum of these deafferented extensor reflexes recall the ataxy of tabes.
Probably it was locomotor ataxy, which is the special scourge of the imaginative man.
“Ah — how are you?” he asked musically, peering down on the great frame of the miner, ruined by locomotor ataxy.
The total finishing and printing, not only of the body of the discourse, but also the preface, before occasion was given to those thoughts which I now desire to communicate, is the rise of this ataxy.
It is closely allied to, if not identical with, locomotor ataxy.
In fact for a lamentably depraved condition of all the bodily health, such as characterises advanced locomotor ataxy, and allied spinal degradations leading to general physical failure.
Its onset is an ataxy; and its culmination a paralysis.
Sultan's Prime Minister, and Sultan Tattarassa, of Parágua Island, the latter afflicted with _locomotor ataxy_, came in, saluted us all, and took seats.
But on April 30, 1883, Manet died, exhausted by his work and struggles, of locomotor ataxy, after having vainly undergone the amputation of a foot to avoid gangrene.
When he had swallowed an inch or two of cognac he got up, pulled himself together with both hands, and walked, like an elderly person afflicted with incipient locomotor ataxy, upstairs into the drawing-room where