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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ataxia, ataxy, dyssynergia, motor ataxia(noun)

    inability to coordinate voluntary muscle movements; unsteady movements and staggering gait

GCIDE

  1. Ataxy(n.)

    (Med.) Loss of coordination in the voluntary muscles, especially the limbs; an inability to coordinate voluntary muscle movements; it results in unsteady movements and a staggering gait. See also locomotor ataxia, an ataxia which occurs when attempting to perform coordinated muscular movements.

  2. Origin: [NL. ataxia, Gr. , fr. out of order; 'a priv. + ordered, arranged, to put in order: cf. F. ataxie.]

Webster Dictionary

  1. Ataxy(noun)

    disorder; irregularity

  2. Ataxy(noun)

    irregularity in disease, or in the functions

  3. Ataxy(noun)

    the state of disorder that characterizes nervous fevers and the nervous condition

  4. Origin: [NL. ataxia, Gr. , fr. out of order; 'a priv. + ordered, arranged, to put in order: cf. F. ataxie.]

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ataxy in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ataxy in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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