pseudoparalysis


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pseudoparalysis

 [soo″do-pah-ral´ĭ-sis]
apparent loss of muscular power without real paralysis.
Parrot's pseudoparalysis (syphilitic pseudoparalysis) pseudoparalysis of one or more extremities in infants, due to syphilitic osteochondritis of an epiphysis.

pseu·do·pa·ral·y·sis

(sū'dō-pă-ral'i-sis),
Apparent paralysis due to voluntary inhibition of motion because of pain, incoordination, or other cause, but without actual paralysis.
Synonym(s): pseudoparesis (1)

pseudoparalysis

/pseu·do·pa·ral·y·sis/ (-pah-ral´ĭ-sis) apparent loss of muscular power without real paralysis.
Parrot's pseudoparalysis , syphilitic pseudoparalysis pseudoparalysis of one or more limbs in infants, due to syphilitic osteochondritis of an epiphysis.

pseudoparalysis

(so͞o′dō-pə-răl′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
A voluntary restriction or inhibition of motion because of pain, incoordination, or other cause, not due to actual muscular paralysis.

pseudoparalysis

[-pəral′isis]
a condition in which a person appears to be unable to move the arms or legs but has no "true" paralysis. In infants, the condition may be caused by pain in joints resulting from a disease such as rickets or scurvy.

pseudoparalysis

(1) Hysterical paralysis, see there.
(2) A rarely used term for a paralysis-like state due to a loss of joint sensation.

pseu·do·pa·ral·y·sis

(sū'dō-păr-al'i-sis)
Apparent paralysis due to voluntary inhibition of motion because of pain, to incoordination, or other cause, but without actual paralysis.
Synonym(s): pseudoparesis (1) .

pseudoparalysis

apparent loss of muscular power without real paralysis.
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