motor apraxia


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motor apraxia

[′mōd·ər ā′prak·sē·ə]
(medicine)
Inability to carry out, on command, a complex or skilled movement, though the purpose thereof is clear to the patient. Also known as kinesthetic apraxia; limb-kinetic apraxia.
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