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paralytic

 [par″ah-lit´ik]
1. pertaining to paralysis.
2. a person affected with paralysis.

par·a·lyt·ic

(par'ă-lit'ik),
Relating to paralysis or suffering from paralysis.

paralytic

/par·a·lyt·ic/ (par″ah-lit´ik)
1. affected with or pertaining to paralysis.
2. a person affected with paralysis.

paralytic

(păr′ə-lĭt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to paralysis.
2. Characteristic of or resembling paralysis.
3. Affected with paralysis; paralyzed.
n.
A person affected with paralysis.

par′a·lyt′i·cal·ly adv.

paralytic

[per′əlit′ik]
Etymology: Gk, paralyein, to be palsied
pertaining to the characteristics of paralysis.

par·a·lyt·ic

(par'ă-lit'ik)
Relating to paralysis or suffering from paralysis.

paralytic

1. pertaining to paralysis.
2. an animal affected with paralysis.

paralytic bladder
see atonic neurogenic urinary bladder.
paralytic ileus
loss of all intestinal tone and motility as a result of reflex inhibition in acute peritonitis, from excessive handling during bowel surgery, prolonged and severe distention due to intestinal obstruction and in grass sickness of horses. The effect is the same as that of an acute intestinal obstruction. Called also ileus, adynamic ileus.
paralytic myoglobinuria
a disease of horses characterized by red-brown urine due to myoglobinuria, and acute myopathy with muscle weakness, often to the point of being unable to get up. It occurs after exercise after several days of inaction while still being fed a high-energy ration. Called also azoturia and Monday morning disease.
paralytic rabies
see rabies.
paralytic shellfish poisoning
syndrome of flaccid paralysis after ingestion of bivalve molluscs whose tissues have accumulated tetrahydroxypurine toxins from some marine dinoflagellates; syndrome identical with tetrodotoxin poisoning. See also saxitoxin. Called also PSP.
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Accumulation of paralytic shellfish poison (PSP) and biotransformation of its components in oysters Crassostrea gigas fed with the toxic dinoflagellate Alexandrium tamarense.
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26) In this study RABV antigen profile was evaluated by FAT in four encephalitic and three paralytic rabies cases, showing no correlation between viral distribution, clinical manifestations, and antigen distribution in SNC.
As we reflect on the experiences of the Israelites and the unnamed paralytic at Capernaum, we might also turn our attention inward to consider our own experiences of forgiveness and the resulting joy we knew.
Paralytic shellfish toxins cannot be destroyed by cooking.
Labels are available for Heparin, Insulin, Epidural, Chemo, Paralytic, Narcotic, Oxytocin, Magnesium Sulfate and IV Nutrition.
For, as long as the images kids see of relatives and those on TV getting paralytic remain acceptable, nothing will ever change.
We describe a case of iatrogenic hypermagnesaemia without renal dysfunction in whom paralytic ileus developed together with cardiac and neurological symptoms, after oral ingestion of magnesium-containing antacid and laxatives.
Not until relatively recent times, however, did people understand that polio's late effects may not emerge until 30 or more years after the initial event--and then in perhaps only 60% of individuals who experienced paralytic polio.
The toxins, known as paralytic shellfish poisoning (PSP) toxins, can cause numbness and drowsiness, loss of consciousness and respiratory failure.
The Scottish Shellfish Marketing Group (SSMG) undertook the recall, after its own testing found levels of Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning (PSP) toxins above the legal limit.