diplegia

noun di·ple·gia \ dī-ˈplē-j(ē-)ə \

Definition of diplegia

:paralysis of corresponding parts on both sides of the body

Origin and Etymology of diplegia

New Latin


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diplegia

noun di·ple·gia \ dī-ˈplē-j(ē-)ə \

medical Definition of diplegia

:paralysis of corresponding parts (as the legs) on both sides of the body

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