Apraxia[ă-prak′sē-ă]

Type:Term

Definitions
1. A disorder of voluntary movement consisting of impairment of the performance of skilled or purposeful movements, notwithstanding the preservation of comprehension, muscular power, sensibility, and coordination in general; results from acquired cerebral disease.
2. A psychomotor defect in which the proper use of an object cannot be carried out although the object can be named and its uses described.

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