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cerebral palsy

noun

Simple Definition of cerebral palsy

  • medical : a disease that causes a person to have problems moving and speaking

Full Definition of cerebral palsy

  1. :  a disability resulting from damage to the brain before, during, or shortly after birth and outwardly manifested by muscular incoordination and speech disturbances

cerebral–palsied adjective

1889

First Known Use of cerebral palsy

1889


Medical Dictionary

cerebral palsy

noun

Medical Definition of cerebral palsy

  1. :  a disability resulting from damage to the brain before, during, or shortly after birth and outwardly manifested by muscular incoordination and speech disturbances—see ataxic cerebral palsy, athetoid cerebral palsy, spastic cerebral palsy

  2. cerebral palsied adjective





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