triplegia

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triplegia

 [tri-ple´jah]
paralysis of three extremities.

tri·ple·gi·a

(trī-plē'jē-ă),
1. Paralysis of three limbs, both extremities on one side and one on the other.
2. Paralysis of an upper and a lower extremity and of the face.
[tri- + G. plēgē, stroke]

triplegia

/tri·ple·gia/ (tri-ple´jah) paralysis of three limbs.

triplegia

[trīplē′jə]
Etymology: Gk, treis, three, plege, stroke
a condition of paralysis on one side of the body plus paralysis of an arm or leg on the opposite side.

tri·ple·gi·a

(trī-plē'jē-ă)
Paralysis of an upper and a lower extremity and of the face, or of both extremities on one side and of one on the other.
[tri- + G. plēgē, stroke]

tri·ple·gi·a

(trī-plē'jē-ă)
1. Paralysis of an upper and a lower extremity and of the face.
2. Paralysis of three limbs, both extremities on one side and one on the other.
[tri- + G. plēgē, stroke]

triplegia (trīplē´jēə),

n a condition where three out of the four limbs are paralyzed.

triplegia

paralysis of three extremities.
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