alternating hemiplegia

n.

Hemiplegia caused by a lesion on the opposite side of the brainstem, accompanied by an additional paralysis of a motor cranial nerve on the same side as the lesion.crossed hemiplegia stauroplegia

Nearby words

  1. alternately,
  2. alternating,
  3. alternating calculus,
  4. alternating current,
  5. alternating group,
  6. alternating light,
  7. alternating pulse,
  8. alternating series,
  9. alternating tremor,
  10. alternating voltage


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