Ataxia affecting the distal portion of the extremities, i.e., hands and fingers, feet, and toes. Cf.:proximoataxia. [acro- + ataxia]

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • acroataxia — ataxia de las extremidades Diccionario ilustrado de Términos Médicos.. Alvaro Galiano. 2010 …   Diccionario médico

  • proximoataxia — 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… …   Medical dictionary

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