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-plegia

noun combining form

Definition of -plegia

  1. :  paralysis <diplegia>



Origin and Etymology of -plegia

New Latin, from Greek -plēgia, from plēssein to strike — more at plaint


Medical Dictionary

-plegia

noun combining form -ple·gia \ˈplē-j(ē-)ə\

Medical Definition of -plegia

  1. :  paralysis <diplegia>




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