ataxia

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Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἀταξία (ataksia, disorder), derived from ἄτακτος (átaktos, disorderly).

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ataxia (countable and uncountable, plural ataxias)

  1. (pathology) Lack of coordination while performing voluntary movements, which may appear to be clumsiness, inaccuracy, or instability.
  2. (chemistry) The condition of a polymer in which the orientation of the subunits is random
  3. (obsolete) Disorder; irregularity.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Bishop Hall to this entry?)

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ataxia f (uncountable)

  1. (pathology) ataxia