paralytic


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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

(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.

par·a·lyt·ic

(par'ă-lit'ik)
Relating to paralysis or suffering from paralysis.
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'It was only after my father suffered a paralytic stroke, and fearing that he might die they (jail authorities) handed him over to us in a critical condition,' he said.
On the other hand, if axonal damage occurs, regeneration activity starting in the following weeks with abnormal axonal branching and inappropriate target innervation presents in the paralytic side and in the non-paralytic side.
Because Nevada and Nebraska's four-drug cocktail includes a paralytic, an inmate could remain conscious or regain consciousness during the execution without giving any outward sign, forced to slowly suffocate while potassium chloride burns through his or her veins.
The state planned on using an untested four-drug cocktail, diazepam, fentanyl, a paralytic and then potassium chloride, which is extremely painful.
He denied that she was paralytic and said that they were laughing and messing about.
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