abasic

abasia

[uh-bey-zhuh, -zhee-uh, -zee-uh]
noun Medicine/Medical.
inability to walk due to a limitation or absence of muscular coordination.
Compare astasia.


Origin:
1885–90; < Neo-Latin, equivalent to Greek a- a-6 + bat-, verbid of baínein to walk + -ia -ia

abasic [uh-bey-zik, -sik] , abatic [uh-bat-ik] , adjective
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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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