landry's paralysis

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Landry's paralysis Lan·dry's paralysis (lān'drēz, läɴ-drēz')
See acute ascending paralysis.

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landry's paralysis

a form of peripheral polyneuritis characterized by pain and weakness and sometimes paralysis of the limbs; cause is unknown [syn: Guillain-Barre syndrome
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