Semi-paralysis



noun, plural paralyses
[puh-ral-uh-seez] /pəˈræl əˌsiz/ (Show IPA)
1.
Pathology.

a loss or impairment of voluntary movement in a body part, caused by injury or disease of the nerves, brain, or spinal cord.
a disease characterized by this, especially palsy.

2.
a state of helpless stoppage, inactivity, or inability to act:
The strike caused a paralysis of all shipping.
noun (pl) -ses (-ˌsiːz)
1.
(pathol)

impairment or loss of voluntary muscle function or of sensation (sensory paralysis) in a part or area of the body, usually caused by a lesion or disorder of the muscles or the nerves supplying them
a disease characterized by such impairment or loss; palsy

2.
cessation or impairment of activity: paralysis of industry by strikes

paralysis pa·ral·y·sis (pə-rāl’ĭ-sĭs)
n. pl. pa·ral·y·ses (-sēz’)

Loss of power of voluntary movement in a muscle through injury or through disease of its nerve supply.

Loss of sensation over a region of the body.

paralysis
(pə-rāl’ĭ-sĭs)
Loss or impairment of voluntary movement or sensation in a part of the body, usually as a result of neurologic injury or disease.
paralysis [(puh-ral-uh-sis)]

The loss of voluntary movement in a body part. Paralysis results from damage to the nerves that supply the affected part of the body.

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