Meaning of apraxia

a•prax•i•a

Pronunciation: (u-prak'sē-u, ā-prak'-), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. a disorder of the nervous system, characterized by an inability to perform purposeful movements, but not accompanied by a loss of sensory function or paralysis.
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