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  • n. Plural form of paralytic.


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  • And why do the bad guys never try out their paralytics in advance?

    A Chill in the Air : Bev Vincent

  • You not only need to break down a multi-cyclic-carbon chain typical of paralytics, you need to have the enzymes and cellular energy reserves to form a glucose molecule never mind sucrose or fructose.

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  • As I become increasingly paralyzed and unable to speak, I can identify with the many paralytics and mute persons in the Gospels, grateful for the loving and skillful care I receive and for the hope of everlasting life in Christ.

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  • Take the Gospels, for example: "So his fame spread throughout all Syria, and they brought him all the sick, those afflicted with various diseases and pains, those oppressed by demons, epileptics, and paralytics, and he healed them" Matthew 4:24

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  • The American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) states, "When used alone, these drugs (paralytics) all cause respiratory arrest before loss of consciousness, so the animal may perceive pain and distress after it is immobilized."

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  • Obviously, paralytics are never used alone in the human lethal injection process or animal euthanasia.

    Seattle Human Rights Film Festival | Seattle Metblogs

  • He operated on patients as young as ten, on idiots, epileptics, paralytics, even on women with eye problems.


  • But in Vermont, one of those eight states, paralytics are "absolutely not an approved agent for use by euthanasia technicians," said Dr. Crager Boardman Jr., chairman of the Vermont Euthanasia Board for Animals.

    Veterinary Rules Raise Questions

  • Kentucky's lawyer disagreed with Justice Stevens, but Mr. Alper said his research into state laws and regulations governing animal euthanasia revealed that concerns about pain motivated decisions to ban the use of the paralytics, which also are called neuromuscular blocking agents.

    Veterinary Rules Raise Questions

  • GUPTA: Well, I mean it's a-- the paralytics basically paralyze the muscle, so the muscles simply can't move.

    CNN Transcript Dec 12, 2007


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