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abasia

[uh-bey-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh] /əˈbeɪ ʒə, -ʒi ə, -zi ə/
noun, Medicine/Medical
1.
inability to walk due to a limitation or absence of muscular coordination.
Compare astasia.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; < Neo-Latin, equivalent to Greek a- a-6 + bat-, verbid of baínein to walk + -ia -ia
Related forms
abasic
[uh-bey-zik, -sik] /əˈbeɪ zɪk, -sɪk/ (Show IPA),
abatic
[uh-bat-ik] /əˈbæt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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abasia in Medicine

abasia a·ba·sia (ə-bā'zhə)
n.
Inability to walk due to impaired muscular coordination.


a·ba'sic (ə-bā'sĭk, -zĭk) or a·bat'ic (ə-bāt'ĭk) adj.
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