abasia

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From New Latin a- (without) + Ancient Greek βάσις (basis, step) + New Latin -ia (pathological condition).

PronunciationEdit

  • (US) IPA(key): /ə.'beɪ.ʒə/, /ə.'beɪ.ʒi.ə/, /ə.'beɪ.zi.ə/

NounEdit

abasia (usually uncountable, plural abasias)[1]

  1. (medicine) An inability to walk due to a defect in muscular coordination.[2]
    The patient is able to move her legs while lying down but has abasia when she stands up.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Philip Babcock Gove (editor), Webster's Third International Dictionary of the English Language, Unabridged (G. & C. Merriam Co., 1976 [1909], ISBN 0-87779-101-5)
  2. ^ 1993 [1940], Thomas, Clayton L. editor, Taber's Encyclopedic Medical Dictionary, edition 5th, Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis Company, ISBN 0-8036-8313-8, page 1:

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

abasia f (plural abasie)

  1. abasia

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

abasia f (plural abasias)

  1. (medicine) abasia (incapacity to walk)
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