[ dahy-plee-juh, -jee-uh ]
/ daɪˈpli dʒə, -dʒi ə /
paralysis of the identical part on both sides of the body.
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OTHER WORDS FROM diplegiadi·ple·gic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for diplegia
/ (daɪˈpliːdʒə) /
paralysis of corresponding parts on both sides of the body; bilateral paralysis
Derived forms of diplegiadiplegic, adjective
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Medical definitions for diplegia
[ dī-plē′jə ]
Paralysis of corresponding parts on both sides of the body.
Other words from diplegiadi•ple′gic adj. n.
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