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diplegia

 [di-ple´jah]
paralysis of like parts on either side of the body. adj., adj diple´gic.

di·ple·gi·a

(dī-plē'jē-ă),
Paralysis of corresponding parts on both sides of the body.
Synonym(s): double hemiplegia
[G. di-, two, + plēgē, a stroke]

diplegia

/di·ple·gia/ (di-ple´jah) paralysis of like parts on either side of the body.diple´gic

diplegia

(dī-plē′jə, -jē-ə)
n.
Paralysis of corresponding parts on both sides of the body.

diplegia

[dīplē′jē·ə]
Etymology: Gk, di, twice, plege, stroke
paralysis of both sides of any body part or of like parts on the opposite sides of the body. A kind of diplegia is facial diplegia. Compare hemiplegia. diplegic, adj.

di·ple·gi·a

(dī-plē'jē-ă)
Paralysis of corresponding parts on both sides of the body.
[G. di-, two, + plēgē, a stroke]

diplegia

Paralysis of corresponding parts on both sides of the body.

Diplegia

Paralysis affecting like parts on both sides the body, such as both arms or both legs.
Mentioned in: Cerebral Palsy

di·ple·gi·a

(dī-plē'jē-ă)
Paralysis of corresponding parts on both sides of the body.
[G. di-, two, + plēgē, a stroke]

diplegia

paralysis of like parts on either side of the body.
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