- partial motor paralysis.
- a late manifestation of syphilis, characterized by progressive dementia and paralysis.
Origin of paresis
Examples from the Web for paresis
Historical Examples of paresis
Savages have paresis, apoplexy, and imbecility, seldom or never insanity.Religion and Lust
My diagnosis was paresis of the muscularis of the intestine.The Electric Bath
George M. Schweig
They may also die of spinal consumption or paresis between the ages of 10 and 20.Sex
If so, he promptly decided to have an acute attack of paresis.The Opened Shutters
Clara Louise Burnham
It is worthy of note that the appearance of paresis preceded the convulsions.The Toxicity of Caffein
- incomplete or slight paralysis of motor functions
- short for general paresisSee general paralysis of the insane
Word Origin for paresis
- Slight or partial paralysis.
- General paresis.