spastic paralysis

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Origin of spastic paralysis

First recorded in 1890–95
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Related Words for spastic paralysis

athetosis, palsy

spastic paralysis in Medicine

spastic paralysis

n.
  1. A chronic pathological condition in which the muscles are affected by persistent spasms and exaggerated tendon reflexes because of damage to the central nervous system.
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