A*tax"i*a (#), At"ax*y (#), n. [NL. ataxia, Gr. , fr. out of order; priv. + ordered, arranged, to put in order: cf. F. ataxie.]

1.

Disorder; irregularity.

[Obs.]

Bp. Hall.

2. Med. (a)

Irregularity in disease, or in the functions.

(b)

The state of disorder that characterizes nervous fevers and the nervous condition.

Locomotor ataxia. See Locomotor.

 

© Webster 1913.

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