paresis

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noun pa·re·sis \pə-ˈrē-səs; ˈper-ə-, ˈpa-rə-\

Definition of paresis

plural

pareses

play \pə-ˈrē-ˌsēz; ˈper-ə-, ˈpa-rə-\
  1. 1 :  slight or partial paralysis

  2. 2 :  general paresis

paretic

play \pə-ˈre-tik\ adjective or noun

Origin and Etymology of paresis

New Latin, from Greek, from parienai to let fall, from para- + hienai to let go, send — more at jet


First Known Use: 1668


Medical Dictionary

paresis

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noun pa·re·sis \pə-ˈrē-səs, ˈpar-ə-\

Medical Definition of paresis

plural

pareses

\-ˌsēz\play
  1. 1:  slight or partial paralysis

  2. 2:  general paresis


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