hemiplegia


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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.

hemiplegia

(ˌhɛmɪˈpliːdʒɪə)
n
(Pathology) paralysis of one side of the body, usually as the result of injury to the brain. Compare paraplegia, quadriplegia
ˌhemiˈplegic adj

hem•i•ple•gi•a

(ˌhɛm ɪˈpli dʒi ə, -dʒə)

n.
paralysis of one side of the body.
[1590–1600; < New Latin < Medieval Greek hēmiplēgía. See hemi-, -plegia]
hem`i•ple′gic, adj., n.

hem·i·ple·gia

(hĕm′ĭ-plē′jə)
Paralysis of one side of the body, usually resulting from injury to the brain.

hemiplegia

a condition of paralysis in which one side of the body is affected. — hemiplegic, n., adj.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hemiplegia - paralysis of one side of the body
palsy, paralysis - loss of the ability to move a body part
Translations

hemiplegia

[hemɪˈpliːdʒɪə] Nhemiplejía f

hemiplegia

hem·i·ple·gi·a

n. hemiplejía, parálisis gen. ocasionada por una lesión cerebral que afecta la parte del cuerpo opuesta al hemisferio cerebral afectado.
alternating ______ alternante;
cerebral ______ cerebral;
crossed ______ cruzada;
double ______ doble;
facial ______ facial;
spastic ______ espástica.

hemiplegia

n hemiplejía or hemiplejia
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