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paraparesis

[par-uh-puh-ree-sis, -par-uh-sis]
noun Pathology.
  1. partial paralysis, especially of the lower limbs.
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Origin of paraparesis

From New Latin; see origin at para-1, paresis
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British Dictionary definitions for paraparesis

paraparesis

noun
  1. muscle weakness, esp of the legs, allowing limited movement; partial paralysis
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Derived Formsparaparetic (ˌpærəpəˈrɛtik), adjective
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paraparesis in Medicine

paraparesis

(păr′ə-pə-rēsĭs, -părĭ-sĭs)
n.
  1. Partial paralysis of the lower extremities.
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Related formspar′a•pa•retic (-rĕtĭk) adj.
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