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astasia

 [as-ta´zhah]
motor incoordination with inability to stand. adj., adj astat´ic.
astasia-aba´sia motor incoordination with an inability to stand or walk despite normal ability to move the legs when sitting or lying down, a form of hysterical ataxia.

a·sta·si·a

(ă-stā'zē-ă),
Inability, through muscular incoordination, to stand.
[G. unsteadiness, from a-priv. + stasis, standing]

astasia

(ə-stā′zhə)
n.
Inability to stand because of motor incoordination.

astasia

A disorder of gait reflecting a primary balance disorder accompanied by postural instability.

a·sta·si·a

(ă-stā'zē-ă)
Inability, through muscular incoordination, to stand.
[G. unsteadiness, from a-priv. + stasis, standing]

astasia

Inability to stand upright because of lack of muscular coordination, not because of paralysis.
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Etymologically, Astasia is a Coptic word derived from the original Greek word,Aa astamata, which means to stand or to take a stand.
On the other hand, Hamza's two uncles are known for indiscreet involvement in many of the dirty work that ruined the reputation of the village, including the murder of Astasia's son.
Los animales presentan al nacer el clasico sindrome cerebeloso con ataxia, astasia y dismetria.