neurapraxia

[nur′ə-prăksē-ə]

n.

Injury to a nerve resulting in paralysis without degeneration and followed by rapid and complete recovery of function.

Nearby words

  1. neurally,
  2. neuraminic acid,
  3. neuraminidase,
  4. neuranagenesis,
  5. neurapophysis,
  6. neurasthenia,
  7. neurasthenic,
  8. neuration,
  9. neuraxis,
  10. neuraxon


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