isthmoplegia

SYN: isthmoparalysis. [G. isthmos, isthmus, + plege, stroke]

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isth·mo·ple·gia (is″mo-pleґjə) [isthmus + -plegia] paralysis of the isthmus of the fauces.

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  • isthmoparalysis — Paralysis of the velum pendulum palati and the muscles forming the anterior pillars of the fauces. SYN: faucial paralysis, isthmoplegia. [G. isthmos, isthmus, + paralysis] * * * isth·mo·pa·ral·y·sis (is″mo pə ralґə sis)… …   Medical dictionary

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