Definition of Dyssynergia

1. Noun. Inability to coordinate voluntary muscle movements; unsteady movements and staggering gait.




Definition of Dyssynergia

1. Noun. (medicine) Failure of parts of the anatomy to work together correctly. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Dyssynergia

1. An aspect of ataxia, in which an act is not performed smoothly or accurately because of lack of harmonious association of its various components; usually used to describe abnormalities of movement caused by cerebellar disorders. Origin: dys-+ G. Syn, with, + ergon, work (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dyssynergia

dysregulations
dysrhythmia
dysrhythmias
dysrhythmic
dyssease
dysseases
dyssebacia
dyssomnia
dysspondylism
dysstasia
dysstatic
dyssynchronies
dyssynchrony
dyssynergia (current term)
dyssynergia cerebellaris myoclonica
dyssynergias
dystant
dystasia
dystaunt
dystaxia
dystaxias
dystectic
dystectoid
dysteleological
dysteleology
dystelephalangy
dysthanasia
dystheism

Literary usage of Dyssynergia

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Neurological Bulletin by Frederick Tilney, Columbia University, Dept. of Neurology (1921)
"The muscular dyssynergia of this patient is not a ... The same dyssynergia with the resulting dysmetria which afflicts his body and limbs, ..."

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 (1916)
"The absence of hypotonia, dyssynergia, dysmetria and ... of the category of those described by Hunt under the title of dyssynergia cerebellaris progressiva. ..."

3. Monographic Medicine by Albion Walter Hewlett, Henry Leopold Elsner (1916)
"... dyssynergia cerebellaris progressiva Brain tumor Cerebral palsies of children Arteriosclerosis Hysteria. CEREBROSPINAL SYPHILIS. ..."

4. Clinical Medicine; Tuesday Clinics at the Johns Hopkins Hospital by Lewellys Franklin Barker (1922)
"dyssynergia cerebellaris progressiva (the chronic progressive cerebellar tremor). Jour. Nerv, and Ment. Dis., New York, 1914, xli, 579. Jendrassik (E.). ..."

5. Nervous and Mental Disease Monograph Series (1918)
"It is a definite disease, and, like such affections as paralysis agitans, double athetosis and dyssynergia ..."

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