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monoplegia

[mon-uh-plee-jee-uh, -plee-juh] /ˌmɒn əˈpli dʒi ə, -ˈpli dʒə/
noun, Pathology
1.
paralysis of one extremity, muscle, or muscle area.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; mono- + -plegia
Related forms
monoplegic
[mon-uh-plee-jik, -plej-ik] /ˌmɒn əˈpli dʒɪk, -ˈplɛdʒ ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for monoplegia

monoplegia

/ˌmɒnəʊˈpliːdʒɪə/
noun
1.
(pathol) paralysis limited to one limb or a single group of muscles
Derived Forms
monoplegic (ˌmɒnəʊˈpliːdʒɪk) adjective
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monoplegia in Medicine

monoplegia mon·o·ple·gi·a (mŏn'ə-plē'jē-ə, -plē'jə)
n.
Paralysis of a single limb, muscle, or muscle group.


mon'o·ple'gic (-plē'jĭk) adj.
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