developmental apraxia


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Related to developmental apraxia: developmental apraxia of speech, verbal apraxia, childhood apraxia of speech

developmental apraxia

Etymology: L, developper, development; Gk, a, not, prassein, to do
a condition of ineffective motor planning and execution in children caused by immaturity of their central nervous system.

developmental apraxia

A disorder of motor planning and execution occurring in developing children; thought to be due to central nervous system immaturity.
See also: apraxia
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