noun Pathology.

inability to perform coordinated movements.

Origin of dyspraxia

< Greek: ill success, equivalent to dys- dys- + prâx(is) action + -ia -ia
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British Dictionary definitions for dyspraxia



pathol an impairment in the control of the motor system; it may be developmental or acquired, resulting from a cerebral lesion

Word Origin for dyspraxia

dys- + prax (is) + -ia
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dyspraxia in Medicine




Impairment of the ability to execute purposeful, voluntary movement.
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