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hemiparesis

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noun hemi·pa·re·sis \ˌhem-i-pə-ˈrē-səs, -ˈpar-ə-\

Medical Definition of hemiparesis

plural hemipareses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  muscular weakness or partial paralysis restricted to one side of the body <discharged with a residual partial right hemiparesis—P. W. Wright>

hemiparetic \-pə-ˈret-ik\play adjective



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