- paralysis of one side of the body.
Origin of hemiplegia
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It may be just mentioned here, that she suffered, twelve months later, from a hemiplegic attack of paralysis.Neuralgia and the Diseases that Resemble it
Francis E. Anstie
- Paralysis affecting only one side of the body.
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- Paralysis of one side of the body, usually resulting from a stroke or other brain injury.
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