hemiparalysis


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hemiparalysis

 [hem″e-pah-ral´ĭ-sis]
paralysis of one side of the body.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
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