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Definition of the noun abasia
What does abasia mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: abasias
- inability to walk
- lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
- more generic term: disability of walking = a disability that interferes with or prevents walking
- more specific terms:
- abasia trepidans = abasia due to trembling of the legs
- atactic abasia / ataxic abasia = abasia due to ataxia of the legs
- choreic abasia = abasia related to abnormal movements of the legs
- paralytic abasia = abasia related to paralysis of the leg muscles
- paroxysmal trepidant abasia = abasia related to spasticity of the legs
- spastic abasia = abasia due to spastic contractions of the leg muscles
Alternative definition of the noun abasia
- [medical] An inability to walk, which may be psychiatric or physiological in origins.
Phrases with abasia
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Phrases ending with the word abasia:
- ataxic abasia
- atactic abasia
- choreic abasia
- Gamelia Abasia
- spastic abasia
- paralytic abasia
- Species Gamelia Abasia
- paroxysmal trepidant abasia
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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for abasia
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by Rajeev Kumar, Prakash Nayak
Astasia-abasia refers to (a) Choreoathetotic gait (b) Vestibular gait (c) Hysterical gait (d) Sensory ataxic gait Answer: c (Hysterical gait) Explanation: Astasia- abasia is a typical hysterical gait disorder, usually characterized by wide-based, ...
Abasia is a difficulty in starting the act of walking from a state of previous rest. This is...
by William Henry Giles Kingston
Therewasa fineAbasian officer—Abasia is a province bordering on the Caucasus , conqueredbythe Russians. Hewore a black fur capwith a redandwhite top to it,— nightcap fashion,—a white coat with cartridgecases inthebreast andtrimmed ...
The Book of the Bizarre (2008)
Freaky Facts and Strange Stories by Varla Ventura
Abasia is a loss of the power to walk when there are no structural or organic changes to account for the inability to move. Abasiac individuals are utterly convinced that they. chaPter ten: Passing strange 231.
by Justin Sauer
Atasia abasia is the inability to stand or walk. It does not fit with organic disease and is often a symptom of conversion disorders. False. Up to 90 per cent is protein bound. True. Where a physiological reward mechanism following self- harm ...
by Neel Burton
Atasia abasia is a type of dissociative motor disorder involving an inability to stand or walk Dissociative sensory loss may accompany ...
Including Physiological Old Age, Home and Institutional Care, and Medico-legal Relations by Ignatz Leo Nascher
Senile abasia is the slow unsteady gait of the aged when walking without a cane and is due to lessened coordination, muscular weakness, bent knees and the fear of falling. This fear is aroused through the greater difliculty in maintaining ...
Emergency Neurology (1999)
Principles and Practice by Sid M. Shah, Kevin M. Kelly
Astasia — abasia is a lurching, unusual gait symptomatic of psychogenic ataxia. Sensory Examination. Similar to the rest of the neurological examination, the sensory examination is an organized assessment of neuroanatomical structures and ...
by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood
abasia [ -ba′zh ] inability to ...
The Dictionary of Psychology (2016)
by Ray Corsini
See ASTASIA-ABASIA. astasia-abasia Inability to stand (astasia) or walk (abasia) . Walking with a wobbly, staggering gait, though muscle control is normal while lying down. The cause is usually psychological, rather than neurological.
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)
by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis
abasia /ۑbƗމzhۑ/[Gk, a + basis, without pedestal], the inability to walk, ...
abasia (ah-ba'ze-ah) (Gr. a priv. + 04<m step].
A Gift for Sigmund Freud's 80th Birthday by Richard Sterba
Abasie (abasia; abasie) means the inability to walk. As a hysterical symptom, abasia appears when the function of walking acquires a forbidden sexual- symbolic meaning and is inhibited for this reason. The specific sexual-symbolic meaning ...
Dictionary of Psychoanalysis by Sigmund Freud
ABASIA— See Walking. •o ABSTINENCE, SEXUAL— In considering the question of abstinence, far too little distinction is made between two forms of it, namely, abstention from any kind of sexual activity at all, and abstention from heterosexual ...
by Bruce C. Carlstedt, Mary J. Stanaszek, Walter F. Stanaszek
walking backward opisthoporeia walking difficulty dysbasia walking inability abasia astasia inability to maintain erect position astasia-abasia inability to stand or walk walking measurer pedometer podometer walking/standing upright ...
A Vocabulary of the Terms Used in Medicine, and the Allied Sciences, with Their Pronunciation, Etymology, and Signification, Including Much Collateral Information of a Descriptive and Encyclopedic Character by Henry Ware Cattell
It is a functional disease, rarely occurring alone, but usually a part symptom of hysteria and sometimes due to central or spinal affections, cw Astasia ; astasia«abasia ; dysbasia. A. atac'tica, a variety ...
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Scrabble value of A1B3A1S1I1A1
The value of this 6-letter word is 8 points. It is included in the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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