diplegia

[ dahy-plee-juh, -jee-uh ]
/ daɪˈpli dʒə, -dʒi ə /
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noun Pathology.

paralysis of the identical part on both sides of the body.

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Origin of diplegia

From New Latin, dating back to 1880–85; see origin at di-1, -plegia

OTHER WORDS FROM diplegia

di·ple·gic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for diplegia

diplegia
/ (daɪˈpliːdʒə) /

noun

paralysis of corresponding parts on both sides of the body; bilateral paralysis

Derived forms of diplegia

diplegic, adjective
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Medical definitions for diplegia

diplegia
[ dī-plējə ]

n.

Paralysis of corresponding parts on both sides of the body.

Other words from diplegia

di•plegic adj. n.
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