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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.
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a condition in which the muscles affected are marked by continued, or tonic, spasm and increased tendon reflexes.
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|Noun||1.||spastic paralysis - a loss or deficiency of motor control with involuntary spasms caused by permanent brain damage present at birth|
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