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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My sister had a paralytic stroke at 11 and the fact that she had genetic issues that were causing her obesity was also discussed.
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Indignation at the paralytic stroke that the party seems to have been gripped by and anger at a recalcitrant Opposition which crippled Parliament.
A patient who had been locked in for seven months following a paralytic stroke learned to use the device over a period of several days, writing her first message to her family.
One hopes that the BJP will recover from this almost paralytic stroke that it has suffered.