paralysis of the legs and lower part of the body. Paraplegia often involves loss of sensation (of pain, temperature, vibration, and position) as well ...
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(para- + Gr. plg stroke + -ia) paralysis of the legs and lower part of the body.
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hysterical paralysis, paraplegia Muscle weakness, or paralysis, without loss of reflex activity, in which no organic lesion can be demonstrated.
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Paraplegia is an impairment in motor or sensory function of the lower extremities. The word comes from Ionic Greek: παραπληγίη "half-striking". It is usually the result of spinal cord injury or a congenital condition such as spina bifida that affects the neural elements of the spinal cana...
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Paralysis of both legs and the lower part of the body. During the second stage of labor, the paraplegic woman will not experience any pain, even during extremely painful contractions of the uterus. Because the laboring woman will not experience the urge to push, she must be told when to bear down as...
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paraplegia (pâr"uplē'jēu) , paralysis of the lower part of the body, commonly affecting both legs and often internal organs below the waist. When both legs and arms are affected, the condition is called quadriplegia. Paraplegia and quadriplegia are caused by an injury or dis...
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Paraplegia is paralysis of the lower half of the body, usually as the result of disease or injury of the spine.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: par′ă-plē′jē-ă Definitions: 1. Paralysis of both lower extremities and, generally, the lower trunk.
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Paralysis of the lower limbs, involving loss of both movement and sensation; it is usually due to spinal injury
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Greek para = beside, and plege = a stroke; hence, paralysis of the lower limbs.
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1) Palsy 2) Paralysis 3) Paralysis of the hind legs and posterior part of the body
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