paralytic stroke


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paralytic stroke

Etymology: Gk, paralyein, to be palsied; AS, strac
a sudden attack of paralysis caused by disease or injury to the brain or spinal cord.

paralytic stroke

A stroke that produces loss of muscular functions.
See also: stroke
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A veteran Congressman and Assembly member from Surankote, Aslam had not been in good health for the past three years after suffering a paralytic stroke.
Around 25 percent of the 20,000 Home Healthcare Program (HHP) patients suffer from NCDs such as diabetes, cardiac and renal diseases, while 23 percent suffer from paralytic stroke and neural diseases.
n He learnt the value of pranayam (a yoga technique), which cured him of the disabling effects of a paralytic stroke he suffered as a child.