ataxiameter

a·tax·i·a·graph

(ă-tak'sē-ă-graf),
An instrument for measuring the degree and direction of the swaying of the body and head in static ataxia, with the patient's eyes closed.
Synonym(s): ataxiameter

ataxiameter

(a-tak?se-am'et-er) [ ataxia + -meter]
An instrument for measuring the degree and direction of swaying in ataxia.
Synonym: ataxiagraph
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Postural sway was measured using an ataxiameter (Technical Forum, Nottingham), which gives a 1-min cumulative reading of sway (in cm) from the vertical when standing.
Postural sway was measured using a Wright's ataxiameter with the subjects standing with their feet one pace apart |12~.

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