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Related to cerebellar ataxia: cerebellar atrophy
failure of muscular coordination; irregularity of muscular action. adj., adj atac´tic, atax´ic.
cerebellar ataxia ataxia due to disease of the cerebellum.
Friedreich's ataxia see friedreich's ataxia.
frontal ataxia disturbance of equilibrium associated with tumor of the frontal lobe.
hereditary ataxia Friedreich's ataxia.
hysterical ataxia ataxia recognizable as a conversion symptom; see also astasia-abasia.
locomotor ataxia tabes dorsalis.
sensory ataxia ataxia due to loss of proprioception (joint position sense), resulting in poorly judged movements and becoming aggravated when the eyes are closed.
ataxia-telangiectasia a severe, autosomal recessive, progressive ataxia, associated with telangiectasias (dilation of small blood vessels) in the skin and eyes; immunodeficiency with frequent infections of the respiratory tract from sinuses to lungs; and abnormal eye movements. Called also Louis-Bar's syndrome.
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loss of muscle coordination caused by disorders of the cerebellum.
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cerebellar ataxiaNeurology A condition characterized by a usually abrupt onset of unsteady gait, nystagmus, and dysarthria, which in children may persist in the form of residual movement or behavioral disorders. See Ataxia.
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cer·e·bel·lar atax·ia(ser-ă-belăr ă-taksē-ă)
Loss of muscle coordination caused by disorders of the cerebellum.
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cerebellar ataxiaMOTOR incoordination due to disease of the CEREBELLUM.
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Murri syndrome - cerebellar degeneration. Synonym(s): cerebellar ataxia
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