[ par-uh-puh-ree-sis, -par-uh-sis ]
/ ˌpær ə pəˈri sɪs, -ˈpær ə sɪs /
partial paralysis, especially of the lower limbs.
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British Dictionary definitions for paraparesis
/ (ˌpærəpəˈriːsɪs) /
muscle weakness, esp of the legs, allowing limited movement; partial paralysis
Derived forms of paraparesisparaparetic (ˌpærəpəˈrɛtik), adjective
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Medical definitions for paraparesis
[ păr′ə-pə-rē′sĭs, -păr′ĭ-sĭs ]
Partial paralysis of the lower extremities.
Other words from paraparesispar′a•pa•ret′ic (-rĕt′ĭk) adj.
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