- Ataxia or lack of muscular coordination in the proximal portions of the extremities, i.e., arms and forearms, thighs and legs. Cf.:acroataxia. [proximo- + ataxia]
* * *prox·i·mo·atax·ia (prok″sĭ-mo-ə-takґse-ə) ataxia affecting the proximal part of a limb.
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acroataxia — Ataxia affecting the distal portion of the extremities, i.e., hands and fingers, feet, and toes. Cf.:proximoataxia. [acro + ataxia] … Medical dictionary