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di·ple·gia

 (dī-plē′jə, -jē-ə)
n.
Paralysis of corresponding parts on both sides of the body.
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diplegia

(daɪˈpliːdʒə)
n
(Pathology) paralysis of corresponding parts on both sides of the body; bilateral paralysis
diˈplegic adj
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di•ple•gia

(daɪˈpli dʒə, -dʒi ə)

n.
paralysis of the identical part on both sides of the body.
[1880–85; di-1 + -plegia]
di•ple′gic, adj.
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diplegia

a form of paralysis in which similar parts on both sides of the body are affected. — diplegic, adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.diplegia - paralysis of corresponding parts on both sides of the body
palsy, paralysis - loss of the ability to move a body part
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Translations

di·ple·gi·a

n. diplejía, parálisis bilaterial;
facial ______ facial, parálisis de ambos lados de la cara;
spastic ______ espástica.
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