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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 a bit too early for him though as the paralytic medication was still in his system.
For many life would end there; but Christopher Reeves became a 'poster man' for paralytics world-wide, and his heroic wife stayed by his side until his sudden death at age fifty-two.
The doctors made the decision to turn off the paralytics and then it was a waiting game.
"We still have some way to go as turning off the paralytics means she's no longer paralysed but she is still on morphine and somewhat sedated."
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