locomotor ataxia definition

  • noun:
    • See tabes dorsalis.
    • See Locomotor.
    • syphilis of back described as deterioration of physical neurons and stabbing problems in the trunk and feet and unsteady gait and incontinence and impotence
  • adjective:
    • a disease of the spinal cord characterized by peculiar disturbances of gait, and difficulty in coördinating voluntary movements.

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