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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

a·sta·si·a

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

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

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

(ă-stā'zē-ă)
Inability, through muscular incoordination, to stand.
[G. unsteadiness, from a-priv. + stasis, standing]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.