alcoholic paralysis


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alcoholic paralysis

(1) A generic, nonspecific term for alcohol-induced changes in neural transmission or motor activity.
(2) Alcoholic neuropathy.
(3) Alcoholic myopathy.
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alcoholic paralysis

Paralysis caused by the toxic effect of alcohol on spinal nerves.
Synonym: alcoholic paraplegia
See also: paralysis
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