diplegia

[dahy-plee-juh, -jee-uh]
noun Pathology.
paralysis of the identical part on both sides of the body.

Origin:
1880–85; < Neo-Latin; see di-1, -plegia

diplegic, adjective
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diplegia (daɪˈpliːdʒə)
 
n
paralysis of corresponding parts on both sides of the body; bilateral paralysis
 
di'plegic
 
adj

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diplegia di·ple·gia (dī-plē'jə, -jē-ə)
n.
Paralysis of corresponding parts on both sides of the body.


di·ple'gic adj. & n.
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Example sentences for diplegia
The gait of a person with spastic diplegia is typically characterised by a crouched gait.
Strabismus affects three quarters of people with spastic diplegia.
In many cases the iq of a person with spastic diplegia is unaffected by the condition.
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