Definition of locomotor ataxia in English:
noun[mass noun] Medicine
Loss of coordination of movement, especially as a result of syphilitic infection of the spinal cord. Also called tabes dorsalis.
- As Mears was preparing this anthology she was suffering from the onset of locomotor ataxia, the loss of strength and co-ordination in walking.
- However this delicate matter remains open, because in 1903 he was stricken with locomotor ataxia.
- He focused his studies particularly on organic gait disorders, locomotor ataxia, and hysteria.
Definition of locomotor ataxia in:
- US English dictionary
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia
Most popular in Pakistan