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Hemiparesis

Synonym(s)

  • unilateral paresis

Definition(s)

Muscular weakness or partial paralysis restricted to one side of the body (discharged with a residual partial right hemiparesis -- P. W. Wright).

Definition from: Merriam-Webster's Medical DictionaryThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. by Merriam-Webster Inc.

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: July 7, 2014