ataxia

ataxia
ataxia also anglicized as ataxy, "irregularity of bodily functions," 1610s, "confusion, disorder," medical Latin, from Gk. ataxia, from a-, privative prefix, + taxis "arrangement, order," from stem of tassein "to arrange" (see TACTICS (Cf. tactics)). Pathological sense is attested from 1660s.

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