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Related to optic ataxia: apraxia
an inability to guide the hand toward an object using visual information; seen in Balint syndrome.
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op·tic a·tax·i·a(op'tik ă-taks'ē-ă)
An inability to guide the hand toward an object using visual information; seen in Balint syndrome.
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Loss of hand-eye coordination in reaching for an object one has seen, due to damage to visually dedicated regions of the cerebral cortex.
See also: ataxia
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