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.
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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
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Translations

hemiplegic

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

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hem·i·ple·gic

a. hemipléjico-a, que sufre de hemiplejía.
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The 27-year-old was inspired by her cousin Jake, who has hemiplegic cerebral palsy and has trouble dressing himself independently.
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Kate Baggs, an embroidery artist from Melbourne, suffers from a particular type of condition called hemiplegic migraines that causes her symptoms similar to suffering a stroke.
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One of the parts of the constraint-induced movement therapy (CMIT) is known as shaping which includes the use of affected hand intensively and purposely for performing a specific task with given duration and time while placing a mitt on the unaffected side.5 Conventionally, CIMT was being used specifically for stroke patients and then for the hemiplegic CP.
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XEN007 is a CNS-acting calcium channel inhibitor, which is available in certain countries outside of the United States, and has been reported to have clinical benefit in migraine and other neurological disorders, including hemiplegic migraine, or HM, AHC, and other childhood neurological disorders.
We work with paraplegic, quadriplegic, hemiplegic. Seated people will scoot forward in their chair for core balance work.
One of the most attention-grabbing examples was the booth for Rehago, an innovative training system (created through Samsung Germany's "Life's a Pitch" startup competition) that helps hemiplegic stroke patients during recovery.