Definición de apraxia en inglés:

apraxia

Silabificación: a·prax·i·a
Pronunciación: /āˈpraksēə
 
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sustantivo

Medicine
  • Inability to perform particular purposive actions, as a result of brain damage.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Yes, it's about dreams (both nightly kind and aspirations - Hollywood) but also about mental incoherence, brain damage, aphasia, apraxia, agnosia.
    • Dementia is chronic and progressive, and it is characterized by the gradual onset of impaired memory and deficits in two or more areas of cognition, such as anomia, agnosia or apraxia.
    • Inability to execute an intended action is known as apraxia, slowness and difficulty in doing it is dyspraxia.

Derivativos

apraxic

adjetivo
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • It is important to note that in severe cases apraxic patients may have difficulty even with pointing.
  • It is horrible that apraxic children are sometimes misdiagnosed as autistic, or even mentally retarded.
  • Most apraxic children will be in therapy at least 4 years and sometimes significantly longer.

Origen

late 19th century: from German Apraxie, from Greek apraxia 'inaction'.

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