hemiplegic


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hem·i·ple·gia

 (hĕm′ĭ-plē′jə, -jē-ə)
n.
Paralysis affecting only one side of the body.

[Late Greek hēmiplēgiā : Greek hēmi-, hemi- + Greek -plēgiā, -plegia.]

hem′i·ple′gic (-plē′jĭk) adj. & n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hemiplegic - a person who has hemiplegia (is paralyzed on one side of the body)
handicapped person - a person who has some condition that markedly restricts their ability to function physically or mentally or socially
Translations

hemiplegic

[ˌhemɪˈpliːdʒɪk]
A. ADJhemiplégico
B. Nhemiplégico/a m/f

hemiplegic

hem·i·ple·gic

a. hemipléjico-a, que sufre de hemiplejía.
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