ATAXIOPHEMIA By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 a lack of coordination of the muscles used in speaking. It is essentially equivalent to, and sometimes known as, dysarthria. ATAXIOPHEMIA: "A person suffering ataxiophemia has problems coordinating the muscles used in speaking." Related Psychology Terms APRAXIA OF SPEECH MOTOR SPEECH DISORDER FINE MOTOR BUCCINATOR MUTISM DYSARTHRIA RINGELMANN EFFECT SENSORY ATAXIA INTRAPSYCHIC ATAXIA FASCIA Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "ATAXIOPHEMIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/ataxiophemia/ (accessed August 7, 2020).