Definition of Diplegia

1. Noun. Paralysis of corresponding parts on both sides of the body.

Generic synonyms: Palsy, Paralysis



Definition of Diplegia

1. Noun. (medicine) Paralysis that affects symmetrically opposed parts of the body. ¹

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Definition of Diplegia

1. paralysis of the same part on both sides of the body [n -S] : DIPLEGIC [adj]

Medical Definition of Diplegia

1. Paralysis of corresponding parts on both sides of the body. Synonym: double hemiplegia. Origin: G. Di-, two, + plege, a stroke (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diplegia

dipinto
dipion
dipions
dipipanone
dipiproverine
dipivefrin hydrochloride
dipl-
diplacusis
diplacusis binauralis
diplacusis dysharmonica
diplacusis echoica
diplacusis monauralis
diplanar
diple
diplecolobous
diplegia (current term)
diplegias
diplegic
diplegics
dipleidoscope
dipleidoscopes
diples
diplex
diplexer
diplexers
diplo-
diploalbuminuria
diplobacillus
diplobacteria
diplobiontic

Literary usage of Diplegia

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1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans G√ľnther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"... and often with imbecility, or epilepsy). Hemi-athe- tosis, hemichorea, and speech disturbances are common. The patients with diplegia show marked ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1903)
"... and while in peripheral facial diplegia both sides of the face may be attacked simultaneously, in the labio-glosso- pharyngeal paralysis the lips suffer ..."

3. Diseases of the nervous system: For the General Practitioner and Student by Alfred Gordon (1913)
"B. Spastic diplegia. Little's Disease. In the chapter on Pathology one could see the various morbid congenital conditions which ..."

4. Paralysis and other diseases of the nervous system in childhood and early life by James Taylor (1905)
"The nature of the lesion in cerebral diplegia explains the occurrence of almost every transitional form between the clinical types of the disease as ..."

5. The Diseases of Children: A Work for the Practising Physician by Meinhard von Pfaundler, Arthur Schlossmann (1908)
"... Cerebral diplegia, with very pronounced spastic may be general. Both forms hands. The mother presented the same clinical picture. may alternate in the ..."

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