Progressive locomotor ataxy
Locomotor Lo`co*mo"tor, a. [See {Locomotion}.] Of or pertaining to movement or locomotion. [1913 Webster]

{Locomotor ataxia}, or {Progressive locomotor ataxy} (Med.), a disease of the spinal cord characterized by peculiar disturbances of gait, and difficulty in co["o]rdinating voluntary movements. [1913 Webster]


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  • Locomotor — Lo co*mo tor, a. [See {Locomotion}.] Of or pertaining to movement or locomotion. [1913 Webster] {Locomotor ataxia}, or {Progressive locomotor ataxy} (Med.), a disease of the spinal cord characterized by peculiar disturbances of gait, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Locomotor ataxia — Locomotor Lo co*mo tor, a. [See {Locomotion}.] Of or pertaining to movement or locomotion. [1913 Webster] {Locomotor ataxia}, or {Progressive locomotor ataxy} (Med.), a disease of the spinal cord characterized by peculiar disturbances of gait,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ataxia — Wobbliness. Ataxia is incoordination and unsteadiness due to the brain’s failure to regulate the body’s posture and regulate the strength and direction of limb movements. Ataxia is usually a consequence of disease in the brain,… …   Medical dictionary

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