Definitions for abasia

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abasia(noun)

    inability to walk

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  1. abasia(Noun)

    An inability to walk due to a defect in muscular coordination.

    The patient is able to move her legs while lying down but has abasia when she stands up.

  2. Origin: * From a- + basis + -ia.

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  1. Abasia

    Abasia is the inability to walk due to impaired muscle coordination. The term covers a spectrum of medical disorders such as: ⁕choreic abasia: caused by chorea of the legs ⁕paralytic abasia: caused by paralysis of the leg muscles ⁕spastic abasia: caused by spastic stiffening of the leg muscles ⁕trembling abasia: caused by trembling of the legs Abasia is frequently accompanied by astasis, an inability to stand, see Astasia-abasia.

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