[ mon-uh-plee-jee-uh, -plee-juh ]
/ ˌmɒn əˈpli dʒi ə, -ˈpli dʒə /
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paralysis of one extremity, muscle, or muscle area.
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OTHER WORDS FROM monoplegiamon·o·ple·gic [mon-uh-plee-jik, -plej-ik], /ˌmɒn əˈpli dʒɪk, -ˈplɛdʒ ɪk/, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for monoplegia
Such conditions as transient hemiplegia, monoplegia or aphasia may occur.Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:|Louis Marshall Warfield
British Dictionary definitions for monoplegia
/ (ˌmɒnəʊˈpliːdʒɪə) /
pathol paralysis limited to one limb or a single group of muscles
Derived forms of monoplegiamonoplegic (ˌmɒnəʊˈpliːdʒɪk), adjective
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Medical definitions for monoplegia
[ mŏn′ə-plē′jə ]
Paralysis of a single limb, muscle, or muscle group.
Other words from monoplegiamon′o•ple′gic (-jĭk) adj.
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