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a hemiplegia with increased tone in the antigravity muscles of the affected side.
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spas·tic hem·i·ple·gi·a(spas'tik hem'i-plē'jē-ă)
A hemiplegia with increased tone in the antigravity muscles of the affected side.
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Increased muscular tone occurring in half of the body. It results from an upper motor neuron lesion, such as a stroke, central nervous system trauma, or tumor.
See also: hemiplegia
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