acute ascending paralysis
acute ascending paralysis n.
Paralysis having a rapid course, beginning in the legs and progressively involving the trunk, arms, and neck. Also called Landry’s paralysis.
- Acute arch
noun another name for lancet arch Historical Examples The latter has an acute arch, without moulding, constructed within it, apparently to strengthen the walls. Bell’s Cathedrals: Southwark Cathedral George Worley
- Acute bisectrix
See under (def 1). Crystallography. an imaginary line either the acute angle (acute bisectrix) or the obtuse angle (obtuse bisectrix) of the optic axes of a biaxial crystal. Geometry. a bisector. noun (pl) bisectrices (baɪˈsɛktrɪˌsiːz) another name for bisector the bisector of the angle between the optic axes of a crystal
- Acute brain disorder
acute brain disorder acute brain disorder n. An organic brain syndrome that is caused by temporary reversible impairment of brain functioning and is characterized by mood changes that range from mild disorientation to delirium and can include more serious personality and behavior disturbances. Also called acute neuropsychologic disorder.
- Acute brachial radiculitis
acute brachial radiculitis acute brachial radiculitis n. See brachial plexus neuropathy.