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dyssynergia

Pronunciation: dis'in-er'je-a

Definition: An aspect of ataxia, in which an act is not performed smoothly or accurately because of lack of harmonious association of its various components; usually used to describe abnormalities of movement caused by cerebellar disorders.

[dys- + G. syn, with, + ergon, work]

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