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par·a·lyt·ic

 (păr′ə-lĭt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to paralysis.
2. Characteristic of or resembling paralysis.
3. Affected with paralysis; paralyzed.
n.
A person affected with paralysis.

par′a·lyt′i·cal·ly adv.

paralytic

(ˌpærəˈlɪtɪk)
adj
1. (Pathology) of, relating to, or of the nature of paralysis
2. (Pathology) afflicted with or subject to paralysis
3. (Brewing) informal Brit very drunk
n
(Pathology) a person afflicted with paralysis
ˌparaˈlytically adv

par•a•lyt•ic

(ˌpær əˈlɪt ɪk)

n.
1. a person affected with paralysis.
adj.
2. affected with or subject to paralysis.
3. pertaining to or of the nature of paralysis.
[1300–50; Middle English paralitik < Latin paralyticus < Greek paralytikós=paraly- (see paralysis) + -tikos -tic]
par`a•lyt′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paralytic - a person suffering from paralysisparalytic - a person suffering from paralysis  
handicapped person - a person who has some condition that markedly restricts their ability to function physically or mentally or socially
paretic - a person afflicted with paresis (partial paralysis)
spastic - a person suffering from spastic paralysis
Adj.1.paralytic - relating to or of the nature of paralysis; "paralytic symptoms"
2.paralytic - affected with paralysis
ill, sick - affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function; "ill from the monotony of his suffering"

paralytic

adjective
1. paralysing, disabling, crippling, incapacitating, immobilized Scientists have managed to reverse paralytic diseases in laboratory animals.
2. (Brit. informal) drunk, pissed (Brit., Austral., & N.Z. slang), intoxicated, wasted (slang), canned (slang), flying (slang), bombed (slang), stoned (slang), smashed (slang), hammered (slang), steaming (slang), wrecked (slang), out of it (slang), plastered (slang), blitzed (slang), lit up (slang), stewed (slang), sloshed (slang), legless (informal), tired and emotional (euphemistic), steamboats (Scot. slang), off your face (slang), zonked (slang), blotto (slang), inebriated, out to it (Austral. & N.Z. slang), rat-arsed (taboo slang), Brahms and Liszt (slang), bevvied (dialect), pie-eyed (slang) By the end of the evening, we were all totally paralytic.
Translations
مَشْلول، مَفْلوج
paralytický
lamlammet
bénabénult
lamaîur
paraliticparalitică
paralytický

paralytic

[ˌpærəˈlɪtɪk]
A. ADJ
1. (Med) → paralítico
2. (Brit) (= drunk) → como una cuba
B. Nparalítico/a m/f

paralytic

[ˌpærəˈlɪtɪk] adj
(MEDICINE) [disease, stroke] → paralysant(e)
(British) (= drunk) → ivre mort(e)

paralytic

adj
(Brit inf: = very drunk) → voll dicht (sl), → hacke(zu) (inf)
nParalytiker(in) m(f), → Gelähmte(r) mf

paralytic

[ˌpærəˈlɪtɪk] adj (Med) (person) → paralitico/a; (stroke) → di paralisi (Brit) (fam) (drunk) → ubriaco/a fradicio/a

paralysis

(pəˈrӕləsis) noun
a loss of the ability to move. The paralysis affects his legs.
paralyse , (American) paralyze (ˈpӕrəlaiz) verb
to make unable to move. paralysed with fear.
paralytic (pӕrəˈlitik) adjective

par·a·lyt·ic

a. paralítico-a, inválido-a; impedido-a, rel. a o que sufre de parálisis;
___ ileusparálisis del intestino.
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TTXs can cause fatal human poisoning, which is similar to paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) caused by saxitoxins (STXs).
Paralytic shellfish poisoning is a persistent problem along the East and West coasts of the United States and is caused by algae that naturally produce PSTs.
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At the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, scientists are studying the genetic makeup of the toxic plankton Alexandrium, microscopic organisms that are responsible for recent outbreaks of paralytic shellfish poisoning in the Gulf of Maine and other coastal waters of the northeastern United States.
This seasonal toxicity is formally known as Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) and is caused by toxic algae or dinoflagellates that shellfish as filter feeders consume.
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However, unlike ciguatera fish poisoning, paralytic shellfish poisoning, and amnesic shellfish poisoning, no one has been known to die of PCO exposure.
Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP): There is a long history of PSP in Canada, from the first documented incident in 1789 involving Captain Vancouver's crew, through the 1950s when Canada implemented the first PSP monitoring program in the world, based on the mouse bioassay.
I collect them now," she explained, "ever since I saw the one entitled The Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning Regulations.
Paralytic shellfish poisoning is a problem primarily in the New England coastal states and in Alaska, California, and Wash' ton state.
If you're harvesting your own, obey posted warnings about polluted waters and paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP, or red tide).