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paraparesis

[par-uh-puh-ree-sis, -par-uh-sis] /ˌpær ə pəˈri sɪs, -ˈpær ə sɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
partial paralysis, especially of the lower limbs.
Origin
< Neo-Latin; see para-1, paresis
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British Dictionary definitions for para-paresis

paraparesis

/ˌpærəpəˈriːsɪs/
noun
1.
muscle weakness, esp of the legs, allowing limited movement; partial paralysis
Derived Forms
paraparetic (ˌpærəpəˈrɛtik) adjective
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para-paresis in Medicine

paraparesis par·a·pa·re·sis (pār'ə-pə-rē'sĭs, -pār'ĭ-sĭs)
n.
Partial paralysis of the lower extremities.


par'a·pa·ret'ic (-rět'ĭk) adj.
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