hereditary cerebellar ataxia


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he·red·i·tar·y cer·e·bel·lar a·tax·i·a

1. a disease of later childhood and early adult life, marked by ataxic gait, hesitating and explosive speech, nystagmus, and sometimes optic neuritis. It probably comprises several distinct conditions with diverse patterns of inheritance.
2. collective term for a number of hereditary disorders in which cerebellar signs are the most prominent finding.

hereditary cerebellar ataxia

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he·red·i·tar·y cer·e·bel·lar a·tax·i·a

(hĕr-ed'i-tar-ē ser'ĕ-bel'ăr ă-tak'sē-ă)
1. A disease of later childhood and early adult life, marked by ataxic gait, hesitating and explosive speech, nystagmus, and sometimes optic neuritis.
2. Collective term for a number of hereditary disorders in which cerebellar signs are the most prominent finding.
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