dyspraxia

dyspraxia NOUN a disorder of the brain in childhood causing difficulty in activities requiring coordination and movement.
ORIGIN from Greek dus- 'bad or difficult' + praxis 'action' .

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  • dyspraxia — Impaired or painful functioning in any organ. [dys + G. praxis, a doing] * * * dys·prax·ia dis prak sē ə, prak sh(ē )ə n impairment of the ability to perform coordinated movements <dyspraxias of gaze (A. G. Waltz)> dys·prax·ic prak sik adj… …   Medical dictionary

  • dyspraxia — /dɪsˈpræksiə/ (say dis prakseeuh) noun 1. → apraxia. 2. Also, developmental dyspraxia. motor difficulties caused by perceptual problems, resulting from the failure of the neurons in the brain to develop correctly. {New Latin, from Greek dys dys + …   Australian English dictionary

  • Dyspraxia — sutrikdytoji veikla statusas T sritis gyvūnų raida, augimas, ontogenezė, embriologija atitikmenys: lot. Dyspraxia ryšiai: platesnis terminas – gemalo yda sinonimas – dispraksija …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

  • Dyspraxia — sutrikdytoji veikla statusas T sritis embriologija atitikmenys: lot. Dyspraxia ryšiai: platesnis terminas – gemalo yda …   Medicininės histologijos ir embriologijos vardynas

  • dyspraxia — /dis prak see euh/, n. Pathol. inability to perform coordinated movements. [ < Gk: ill success, equiv. to dys DYS + prâx(is) action + ia IA] * * * …   Universalium

  • dyspraxia — noun a disorder in which motor difficulties are caused by perceptual problems …   Wiktionary

  • dyspraxia — n. motion difficulty, difficulty in performance of intentional movements …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dyspraxia — [dɪs praksɪə] noun a developmental disorder of the brain in childhood that causes difficulty in activities requiring coordination and movement. Origin early 20th cent.: from Gk dus bad or difficult + praxis action …   English new terms dictionary

  • dyspraxia — n.; see apraxia …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • dyspraxia — /dis prak see euh/, n. Pathol. inability to perform coordinated movements. [ < Gk: ill success, equiv. to dys DYS + prâx(is) action + ia IA] …   Useful english dictionary

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