complete paralysis


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complete paralysis

Etymology: L, complere, to fill up; Gk, paralyein, to be palsied
paralysis characterized by a complete loss of motor function. Compare paresis.

complete paralysis

Paralysis in which there is total loss of function and sensation.
See also: paralysis
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A PPC lawyer said Sharawneh suspended his strike after a medical committee formed to examine his health condition pleaded with him to stop his strike or he will suffer severe health consequences that could either cause him a stroke, complete paralysis or sudden death.
O Actions by the employees who have regrettably chosen to take law into their own hands forcing a complete paralysis of operations were unnecessary and unprovoked, the airline statement said.
Dr Raj Kumar, clinical director of the Aintree Stroke Centre, said: "Margaret's stroke was severe, with complete paralysis down one side and loss of all speech.
Most patients are confined to a wheelchair by the age of 12, progressing to complete paralysis and death by 30.
Among those individuals is Amy, a 50-year-old MassHealth and Medicare member who suffers from long-standing multiple sclerosis, with complete paralysis in both legs and partial paralysis in her arms.
I said that I am currently witness to the organisation's complete paralysis in the face of a director rejoicing in his complete freedom to intimidate, bully, threaten and discriminate against staff for whom he has a responsibility to lead.
For the former Middlesbrough player is currently separated from his wife and children in hospital, battling the effects of a debilitating stroke which left him with complete paralysis.
Approximately 6 hours after the trauma, she had noticed the onset of facial nerve weakness, subsequently progressing to complete paralysis.
The technical problems of this department could have led to a complete paralysis in the completion of transactions of the citizens at the Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
Locked-in syndrome is a condition in which a patient is aware and awake but cannot move or communicate verbally due to complete paralysis of nearly all voluntary muscles.
He was given a diagnosis of separation of four of five nerve roots in his shoulder and has complete paralysis of the right arm, from biceps to fingers.

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