supranuclear paralysis

n.

Paralysis that is due to lesions above the primary motor neurons.

Nearby words

  1. supramentale,
  2. supramolecular,
  3. supranational,
  4. supranatural,
  5. supranuclear,
  6. supraocclusion,
  7. supraoptic commissure,
  8. supraoptic nucleus of hypothalamus,
  9. supraorbital,
  10. supraorbital arch


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