An instrument for measuring the degree and direction of the swaying of the body and head in static ataxia, with the individual's eyes closed. SYN: ataxiameter.

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atax·ia·graph ə-'tak-sē-ə-.graf n ATAXIAMETER

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atax·ia·graph (ə-takґse-ə-graf″) [ataxia + -graph] an apparatus used to assess the extent of ataxia by measuring the amount of swaying of the body when standing erect with eyes closed.

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  • ataxiagraph — atax·ia·graph …   English syllables

  • ataxiagraph — noun see ataxiameter …   Useful english dictionary

  • ataxiagram — The recording made by an ataxiagraph. * * * atax·ia·gram ə tak sē ə .gram n a record obtained with an ataxiameter * * * atax·ia·gram (ə takґse ə gram″) a tracing drawn by an ataxic patient; also the record made by an ataxiagraph …   Medical dictionary

  • ataxiameter — SYN: ataxiagraph. * * * atax·i·am·e·ter ə .tak sē am ət ər n an instrument for measuring involuntary tremor and unsteadiness (as the swaying of the whole body in the erect posture) * * * atax·i·am·e·ter (ə tak″se amґə tər)… …   Medical dictionary

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