monoplegia


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mon·o·ple·gia

 (mŏn′ə-plē′jə, -jē-ə)
n.
Complete paralysis of a single limb, muscle, or muscle group.

mon′o·ple′gic (-plē′jĭk) adj.

monoplegia

(ˌmɒnəʊˈpliːdʒɪə)
n
(Pathology) pathol paralysis limited to one limb or a single group of muscles
monoplegic adj
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Noun1.monoplegia - paralysis of a single limb
palsy, paralysis - loss of the ability to move a body part
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