brachybasia

brachybasia

 [brak″e-ba´zhah]
a slow, shuffling, short-stepped gait.

brach·y·ba·si·a

(brak'ē-bā'sē-ă),
The shuffling gait characteristic of pyramidal tract disease.
[brachy- + G. basis, a stepping]

brachybasia

/brachy·ba·sia/ (brak″e-ba´zhah) a slow, shuffling, short-stepped gait.

brachybasia

[-bā′zhə]
abnormally slow walking, with a short, shuffling gait. The condition is associated with cerebral hemorrhage or pyramidal tract disease, or Parkinson's disease.

brachybasia

A term of waning use for the slow, shuffling gait with short steps that is typical of pyramidal tract disease (prototypically occurring in Parkinson’s disease); the term “parkinsonian gait” is in much wider current use and an integral part of the working medical parlance.

brach·y·ba·si·a

(brak'ē-bā'sē-ă)
The shuffling gait of pyramidal tract disease.
[brachy- + G. basis, a stepping]

brachybasia

a slow, shuffling, short-stepped gait.
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