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spastic paralysis

noun, Pathology
a condition in which the muscles affected are marked by tonic spasm and increased tendon reflexes.
1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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spastic-paralysis in Medicine

spastic paralysis n.
A chronic pathological condition in which the muscles are affected by persistent spasms and exaggerated tendon reflexes because of damage to the central nervous system.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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