plegia

-plegia

prefix, Latin, paralysis
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Through speculative word creation, she combines Greek and Latin roots to form new words for lengthy, thoughtful phrases, such as "aesthesioplegia" from aesthesio (sensation) and plegia (paralysis) for "the loss of relationship to singular objects due to an overabundance of them." Dissecting metaphor and refuting irony, she examines how we verbalize and visualize thoughts.
Meanwhile, the exclusion criteria were (1) plegia of the upper extremities that rendered motor functions untestable, (2) the presence of any disorder influencing hand function that is not related to the central nervous system, and (3) full legal incapacity or partial legal capacity.
The dog was nonambulatory with paresis of the thoracic limbs and plegia of the pelvic limbs.
The mice were scored daily for clinical signs of EAE according to the following increasing severity scale: 0: no disease; 1: tail weakness (tail plegia); 2: hindlimb paraparesis and/or weak righting reflex; 3: hindlimb paraplegia; 4: paraplegia with forelimb weakness or paralysis; and 5: moribund animals.
In Latin quad is four and in Greek plegia is inability to move.Now a days it is termed as Tetraplegia.
A Politica Nacional de Saude da Pessoa Portadora de Deficiencia propos o conceito de deficiencia fisica/motora, como sendo a alteracao completa ou parcial de um ou mais segmentos do corpo humano, com comprometimento da funcao fisica, sob as formas de: paraplegia, paraparesia, mono plegia, monoparesia, tetraplegia, tetraparesia, triplegia, triparesia, hemiplegia, hemiparesia, ostomia, amputacao ou ausencia de membro, paralisia cerebral, nanismo, membros com deformidade congenita ou adquirida (3).
She was comatose, opened her eyes on rough stimuli, the right pupil was mydriatic with no reaction to the light and accommodation, and there was no adequate verbal response, with flexion of the left side limbs and plegia of the limbs on the right side (GCS 7).
The correlation between protein and amino acid intakes and BMD was determined after controlling for demographic characteristics (including gender and BMI) and injury-related variables (including completeness of injury, plegia type, and ASIA-score).
(1-4,8,14-16) This intervention should be urgent since patients with thoracic SEA that have progressed to profound plegia have a poor long-term prognosis.