hysteric ataxia

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hys·ter·ic a·tax·i·a

inability to coordinate limb movements accurately because of functional loss of skin sensation. See: hysteria.
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con·ver·sion dis·or·der

(kŏn-vĕr'zhŭn dis-ōr'dĕr)
A mental disorder in which an unconscious emotional conflict is expressed asan alteration or loss of physical functioning, usually controlled by the voluntary nervous system.
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