follow Dictionary.com

What is the X in X-mas?

dyspraxia

[dis-prak-see-uh] /dɪsˈpræk si ə/
noun, Pathology
1.
inability to perform coordinated movements.
Origin
< Greek: ill success, equivalent to dys- dys- + prâx(is) action + -ia -ia
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for dyspraxias

dyspraxia

/dɪsˈpræksɪə/
noun
1.
(pathol) an impairment in the control of the motor system; it may be developmental or acquired, resulting from a cerebral lesion
Word Origin
dys- + prax(is) + -ia
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source
dyspraxias in Medicine

dyspraxia dys·prax·i·a (dĭs-prāk'sē-ə)
n.
The impairment or painful functioning of an organ.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for dyspraxia

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for dyspraxias

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends