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incoordination

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

(ĭn′kō-ôr′dn-ā′shən)
n.
Lack of coordination, especially of normal voluntary and harmonious control of muscular movement.
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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]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
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Conclusions: It is shown in our study that the patients with diabetic neuropathy have greater episodes of coughing/choking incidences, proving indirectly that there are more incidences of increased coughing episodes and impairment of other laryngeal airway reflexes leading to incoordination between these and the swallowing reflexes and, thereby, more pulmonary aspiration episodes in these populations.
Dyspraxia and incoordination: in 1805, he stops writing letters in his own hand (Franken 1976); in January 1804: "if he worked for only half an hour, he would become dizzy" (Griesinger 1987).
He added such a level of consumption could be associated with confusion, dizziness, altered perception and muscular incoordination.
Conium mac has difficult, uncertain gait, trembling, sudden loss of strength while walking, affects the nerves and muscles, difficult speech, incoordination, and paralysis.
Such patients have excessive movement of neck at atlantoaxial joint due to laxicity of ligaments or bony malformation which may present with symptoms of spinal cord compression as fatigability, abnormal gait, neck pain limiting its mobility, torticollis, incoordination, clumsiness, sensory deficits, spasticity and hyperreflexia in some cases.
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