hemiparesis

Weakness affecting one side of the body.

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hemi·pa·re·sis .hem-i-pə-'rē-səs, -'par-ə- n, pl -re·ses -.sēz muscular weakness or partial paralysis restricted to one side of the body <discharged with a residual partial right \hemiparesis (P. W. Wright)>
hemi·pa·ret·ic -pə-'ret-ik adj

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n.

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hemi·pa·re·sis (hem″e-pə-reґsis) [hemi- + paresis] muscular weakness or partial paralysis affecting one side of the body.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Hemiparesis — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = Hemiparesis ICD10 = ICD10|G|81|9|g|80 ICD9 = ICD9|342.9, ICD9|094.89, ICD9|438.2 Hemiparesis is the partial paralysis of one side of the body. It is generally caused by lesions of the corticospinal tract, which runs …   Wikipedia

  • hemiparesis — hemiparetic /hem ee peuh ret ik/, adj. /hem ee peuh ree sis, par euh sis/, n. Pathol. partial paralysis affecting only one side of the body. [1890 95; HEMI + PARESIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • hemiparesis — noun muscular weakness that affects only one side of the body …   Wiktionary

  • hemiparesis — n. loss of movement one one side of the body, partial paralysis …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hemiparesis — [ˌhɛmɪpə ri:sɪs] noun another term for hemiplegia …   English new terms dictionary

  • hemiparesis — hemi·paresis …   English syllables

  • hemiparesis — n.; see hemiplegia …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • hemiparesis — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Гемипарез (Hemiparesis) — см. Гемиплегия. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • Гемиплегия (Hemiplegia), Гемипарез (Hemiparesis) — паралич одной половины тела. Лицо и одна из рук часто поражаются сильнее, чем нога. Гемиплегия возникает в результате заболевания, поражающего противоположное полушарие головного мозга. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

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