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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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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
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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.
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hem·i·ple·gia

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

hemiplegia

[hemɪˈpliːdʒɪə] Nhemiplejía f
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hemiplegia

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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.
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hemiplegia

n hemiplejía or hemiplejia
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Severity of GMD by type of CP (N=100) GMFCS Severity Non Ambulatory -ambulatory (n=54), (n=46), Type of CP n (%) n (%) Total Spastic quadriplegia 10 (23.8) 32 (76.2) 42 Spastic hemiplegia 17(100) 0 17 Spastic diplegia 3 (60.0) 2 (40.0) 5 Extrapyramidal 10 (50.0) 10 (50.0) 20 Hypotonic 7(100) 0 7 Mixed 7 (77.8) 2 (22.2) 9 GMD = gross motor dysfunction; CP = cerebral palsy; GMFCS = gross motor function classification system.
At present, patient is in vegetative state with spontaneous eye opening and spastic hemiplegia. On local examination, there was severe halitosis and poor oral hygiene with generalised periodontitis.
Our subject had spastic hemiplegia on the right side of his body, with unilateral involvement or spasms of the muscles including both arm and leg.
The children with spastic hemiplegia, age between 1.5 and 12 year and having 10 degrees of wrist extension and 10 degrees of finger extension were included in study.
After 10 months right spastic hemiplegia was diagnosed and an arterial ischemic infarction with a porencephalic cyst in the central and paraventricular left white matter was confirmed by magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
The types of neurological disability seen among preterm survivors include spastic diplegia, spastic hemiplegia, and quadriplegia with or without intellectual impairments.