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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The Dutch Paralympian was born with spastic triplegia, which is a form of cerebral palsy, and became dependent on a wheelchair at a young age.
uma alteracao completa ou parcial de um ou mais segmentos do corpo humano, acarretando o comprometimento da funcao fisica, apresentando-se sob a forma de paraplegia, paraparesia, monoplegia, monoparesia, tetraplegia, tetraparesia, triplegia, triparesia, hemiplegia, hemiparesia, ostomia, amputacao ou ausencia de membro, paralisia cerebral, nanismo, membros com deformidade congenita ou adquirida, exceto as deformidades esteticas e as que nao produzam dificuldades para o desempenho de funcoes.
Spastic Triplegia - three limbs are involved, usually one leg and both arms.
Monoplegia affects one limb of the child's body; diplegia, both of the child's legs; triplegia, one arm and both legs.