isthmoparalysis

[ ĭs′mō-pə-rălĭ-sĭs ]

n.

Paralysis of the soft palate and of muscles forming the isthmus of the fauces.isthmoplegia

Nearby words

  1. isth.,
  2. isthmectomy,
  3. isthmian,
  4. isthmian games,
  5. isthmic,
  6. isthmus,
  7. isthmus of auditory tube,
  8. isthmus of fauces,
  9. isthmus of thyroid,
  10. isthmus of uterine tube


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