from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Complete paralysis of a single limb, muscle, or muscle group.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Complete paralysis of a single limb (or muscle)

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Paralysis affecting a single limb.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, paralysis limited to a single part, as of one arm or leg. Compare hemiplegia, paraplegia.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. paralysis of a single limb


mono- + -plegia (Wiktionary)



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