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hemiparesis

[hem-ee-puh-ree-sis, -par-uh-sis] /ˌhɛm i pəˈri sɪs, -ˈpær ə sɪs/
noun, Pathology.
1.
partial paralysis affecting only one side of the body.
Origin of hemiparesis
1890-1895
First recorded in 1890-95; hemi- + paresis
Related forms
hemiparetic
[hem-ee-puh-ret-ik] /ˌhɛm i pəˈrɛt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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hemiparesis in Medicine

hemiparesis hem·i·pa·re·sis (hěm'ē-pə-rē'sĭs, -pār'ĭ-sĭs)
n.
Slight paralysis or weakness affecting one side of the body. Also called hemiamyosthenia.

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