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par·a·pa·re·sis

 (păr′ə-pə-rē′sĭs, -păr′ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. par·a·pa·re·ses (-sēz)
Partial paralysis of the lower limbs.

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paraparesis

(ˌpærəpəˈriːsɪs)
n
(Pathology) muscle weakness, esp of the legs, allowing limited movement; partial paralysis
paraparetic adj
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par•a•pa•re•sis

(ˌpær ə pəˈri sɪs, -ˈpær ə sɪs)

n.
partial paralysis, esp. of the lower limbs.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.paraparesis - a slight paralysis or weakness of both legs
paresis - a slight or partial paralysis
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Translations

par·a·pa·re·sis

n. paraparesis, parálisis parcial esp. de las extermidades inferiores.
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paraparesis

n paraparesia; tropical spastic — paraparesia espástica tropical
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