Definition of Abasia

1. Noun. Inability to walk.




Definition of Abasia

1. n. Inability to coördinate muscular actions properly in walking.

Definition of Abasia

1. Noun. (medical) An inability to walk due to a defect in muscular coordination. ¹

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Definition of Abasia

1. a defect in muscular coordination in walking [n -S]

Medical Definition of Abasia

1. Lack of motor or muscular coordination in walking. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Abasia

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abasia (current term)
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Literary usage of Abasia

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1. The American Journal of Insanity by New York (State). State Lunatic Asylum (1905)
"The syndrome that was called astasia-abasia by Blocq (i), but was first described by Jaccoud, then by Charcot and Richer and by Weir Mitchell, ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1891)
"Hence a condition of abasia was added to that of paralysis agitans. THE PATHOLOGY OF HYSTERICAL ANAESTHESIA, ILLUSTRATED BY TWO CASES SHOWING SOME UNUSUAL ..."

3. Transactions of the Association of American Physicians by Association of American Physicians (1899)
"IT is a remarkable fact that the syndrome astasia-abasia has attracted so little attention in America. The earliest account of the condition, according to ..."

4. The Psychic Treatment of Nervous Disorders: (The Psychoneuroses and Their by Paul Dubois (1908)
"... Example of Cure by Pure Psychotherapy CONDITIONS of paralysis and of astasia-abasia form part of the symptomatology of hysteria. ..."

5. A Text-book of the practice of medicine by James Meschter Anders, John Herr Musser (1907)
"... nature of the case, and if this is insufficient, morphin must be administered. ASTASIA-abasia. ASTASIA-abasia is rather a symptom than a disease *ui ..."

6. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1893)
"A CASE OF HYSTERICAL ASTASIA-abasia SUING FOR DAMAGES, WITH REMARKS ON THE NATURE OF THIS DISEASE AND THE HYSTERICAL TEMPERAMENT. BY L, BREMER, MD, ..."

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