hemiplegic

hemiplegia

[hem-i-plee-jee-uh, -juh]
noun Pathology.
paralysis of one side of the body.

Origin:
1590–1600; < Neo-Latin < Medieval Greek hēmiplēgía. See hemi-, -plegia

hemiplegic [hem-i-plee-jik, -plej-ik] , adjective, noun
posthemiplegic, adjective
prehemiplegic, adjective
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hemiplegia (ˌhɛmɪˈpliːdʒɪə)
 
n
paraplegia Compare quadriplegia paralysis of one side of the body, usually as the result of injury to the brain
 
hemi'plegic
 
adj

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hemiplegia hem·i·ple·gia (hěm'ĭ-plē'jə, -jē-ə)
n.
Paralysis affecting only one side of the body.


hem'i·ple'gic (-plē'jĭk) adj.
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hemiplegia   (hěm'ĭ-plē'jə)  Pronunciation Key 
Paralysis of one side of the body, usually resulting from a stroke or other brain injury.
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