para-paresis

paraparesis

[par-uh-puh-ree-sis, -par-uh-sis]
noun Pathology.
partial paralysis, especially of the lower limbs.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin; see para-1, paresis

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paraparesis (ˌpærəpəˈriːsɪs)
 
n
muscle weakness, esp of the legs, allowing limited movement; partial paralysis
 
paraparetic
 
adj

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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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