diplegia


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di·ple·gia

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

diplegia

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

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.

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
Translations

di·ple·gi·a

n. diplejía, parálisis bilaterial;
facial ______ facial, parálisis de ambos lados de la cara;
spastic ______ espástica.
References in periodicals archive ?
Keywords: Brachial diplegia, "Man-In-The Barrel" syndrome, Recurrent microtrauma.
Saul Wylie was diagnosed with spastic diplegia cerebral palsy when he was 18 months and is unable to walk or stand unaided.
A MUM-OF-TWO who works full-time, despite having cerebral palsy spastic diplegia, said she had been refused NHS money for a wheelchair because she is not disabled enough.
A mum-of-two who works full-time despite having cerebral palsy spastic diplegia said she has been refused NHS money for a wheelchair because she is not disabled enough.
Born prematurely and weighing slightly more than 4 pounds, he was diagnosed with spastic diplegia cerebral palsy at 15 months old.
In previous studies, while the pregnancy and the postpartum period incidence was determined to be 38.1 and 45.1/100.000, respectively, the incidence in other women from the same age group was found at 17.4/100.000.Facial diplegia is less observed when compared to FP, and it is extremely rare in pregnancy (2).
In August, he was diagnosed with spastic diplegia cerebral palsy at Ysbyty Ystrad Fawr Hospital.
One-year-old Awstin Raymond was recently diagnosed with spastic diplegia cerebral palsy - a disorder that causes muscle stiffness in the arms and legs.
Last year, doctors discovered she had a condition known as bilateral PVL of the brain which has resulted in spastic diplegia cerebral palsy, inhibiting lower limb movement.
IElsie Barker, just 18 months old, suffers from Spastic Diplegia Cerebral Palsy caused by an ante-natal brain injury.
18-month-old Elsie Barker, from the town, is living with Spastic Diplegia Cerebral Palsy caused by an antenatal brain injury.