Origin of ataxia
Examples from the Web for ataxia
His name was Sabathier, and for fifteen years he had been stricken with ataxia.The Three Cities Trilogy, Complete|Emile Zola
It seemed he was suffering from a form of ataxia, rapid in its progress and very painful.Doctor Pascal|Emile Zola
He had no ataxia or loss of sensibility in the upper half of the body.Fat and Blood|S. Weir Mitchell
Consequently it would be indicated under all circumstances where a nervous affection seemed to depend upon a state of ataxia.Coca and its Therapeutic Application, Third Edition|Angelo Mariani
Dec. 13th, two very offensive liquid stools; ataxia greater; skin yellow and countenance dull and listless.
British Dictionary definitions for ataxia
Word Origin for ataxia
Word Origin and History for ataxia
also anglicized as ataxy, "irregularity of bodily functions," 1610s, "confusion, disorder," medical Latin, from Greek ataxia, from a-, privative prefix, + taxis "arrangement, order," from stem of tassein "to arrange" (see tactics). Pathological sense is attested from 1660s.