Definition of locomotor ataxia in English:

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locomotor ataxia

noun

Another term for tabes dorsalis.
Example sentences
  • 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.

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Syllabification: lo·co·mo·tor a·tax·i·a

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