Meaning of HEMIPLEGIA in English

HEMIPLEGIA

[hemi.ple.gia] n [NL, fr. MGk hemiplegia paralysis, fr. Gk hemi- + -plegia -plegia] (1600): total or partial paralysis of one side of the body that results from disease of or injury to the motor centers of the brain -- hemi.ple.gic adj or n

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