spinocerebellar disorder

noun
any of several congenital disorders marked by degeneration of the cerebellum and spinal cord resulting in spasticity and ataxia
Part Meronyms: ↑ataxia, ↑ataxy, ↑dyssynergia, ↑motor ataxia

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