spastic paralysis


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spastic paralysis

n.
A chronic pathological condition in which the muscles are affected by persistent spasms and exaggerated tendon reflexes because of damage to motor nerves of the central nervous system.

spas′tic paral′ysis


n.
a condition in which the muscles affected are marked by continued, or tonic, spasm and increased tendon reflexes.
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Noun1.spastic paralysis - a loss or deficiency of motor control with involuntary spasms caused by permanent brain damage present at birth
brain disease, brain disorder, encephalopathy - any disorder or disease of the brain
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