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incoordination

 [in″ko-or″dĭ-na´shun]
lack of normal adjustment of muscular motions; failure to work harmoniously.

a·tax·i·a

(ă-tak'sē-ă),
An inability to coordinate muscle activity during voluntary movement; most often results from disorders of the cerebellum or the posterior columns of the spinal cord; may involve the limbs, head, or trunk.
Synonym(s): ataxy, incoordination
[G. a-prov. + taxis, order]

incoordination

/in·co·or·di·na·tion/ (in″ko-or″dĭ-na´shun) ataxia.

incoordination

(ĭn′kō-ôr′dn-ā′shən)
n.
Lack of coordination, especially of normal voluntary and harmonious control of muscular movement.

incoordination

Medtalk Clumsiness

a·tax·i·a

(ă-taksē-ă)
An inability to coordinate muscle activity, causing jerkiness, and inefficiency of voluntary movement. Often due to disorders of the cerebellum or the posterior columns of the spinal cord; may involve limbs, head, or trunk.
Synonym(s): incoordination.
[G. a-prov. + taxis, order]

incoordination

The inability accurately to time and phase the various components of movement so that these tend to be effected separately causing clumsiness and lack of smoothness in MOTOR activity.

incoordination

absence of normal muscular coordination, e.g. ataxia

incoordination

a lack of normal adjustment of muscular action so that the intended movement of the limb or other part is not made smoothly and harmoniously, and does not accurately achieve its objective. If the abnormality is hypermetric, the condition is referred to as ataxia. If it is inclined to weakness, e.g. knuckling at the turn, stumbling, failure to flex limbs properly, or to misdirection as in a proprioceptive deficit, it is called incoordination. The judgment is best made with the animal going at a good pace, preferably unrestrained, and on level going. A number of sophisticated techniques are available for the examination of the gaits of racing horses.
As affecting sphincters, especially of the alimentary tract, the term is used alternatively to achalasia.

enzootic equine incoordination
see enzootic equine incoordination.
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