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astasia

[uh-stey-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] /əˈsteɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə/
noun, Medicine/Medical.
1.
inability to stand due to a limitation or absence of muscular coordination.
Compare abasia.
Origin of astasia
1885-1890
1885-90; < Greek astasía instability, equivalent to ástat(os) (see astatic) + -ia -ia
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astasia in Medicine

astasia a·sta·sia (ə-stā'zhə)
n.
The inability to stand due to muscular incoordination.

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