- the inability to move a part of the body owing to factors, as pain, other than those causing actual paralysis.
Origin of pseudoparalysis
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- A voluntary restriction or inhibition of motion because of pain, incoordination, or other cause, not due to actual muscular paralysis.pseudoparesis
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