palsies meaning

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  • [Medicine]
    A general term most often used to describe severe or complete loss of muscle strength due to motor system disease from the level of the cerebral cortex to the muscle fiber. This term may also occasionally refer to a loss of sensory function. (From Adams et al.,Principles of Neurology,6th ed,p45)


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  1. his body shook with a palsy of fright.
  2. jeff has cerebral palsy.
  3. does your child have cerebral palsy or brain damage
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