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titubation

 [tit″u-ba´shun]
the act of staggering or reeling; a staggering gait with shaking of the trunk and head, commonly seen in cerebellar disease.
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tit·u·ba·tion

(tit'ū-bā'shŭn),
1. A staggering or stumbling in trying to walk.
2. A tremor or shaking of the head, of cerebellar origin.
[L. titubo, pp. -atus, to stagger]
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titubation

(tĭch′ə-bā′shən)
n.
The staggering or stumbling gait characteristic of certain nervous disorders.
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titubation

A rarely used term for:
(1) A staggering or syncopated gait;
(2) Spasmodic nodding of the head and neck, as may be seen in dementia or cerebellar degeneration.
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tit·u·ba·tion

(tit'yū-bā'shŭn)
1. A staggering or stumbling in trying to walk.
2. A tremor or shaking of the head, of cerebellar origin.
[L. titubo, pp. -atus, to stagger]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

tit·u·ba·tion

(tit'yū-bā'shŭn)
1. Tremor or shaking of head, of cerebellar origin.
2. Staggering or stumbling in trying to walk.
[L. titubo, pp. -atus, to stagger]
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