Recent Examples on the WebTwo of the rats were paralyzed and unable to reach food or water, and a third had paresis and had trouble moving.
Rob O'dell, The Arizona Republic, 23 June 2021 Doctors diagnosed her with paresis of the vocal folds, a muscular dysfunction.
New York Times, 21 Nov. 2019 After she was diagnosed with paresis, Ms. Dhegrae threw herself into research, spending up to 20 hours a day trawling through scientific journals and poring over her own medical history.
New York Times, 21 Nov. 2019 Twain’s hesitant return to the recording studio after suffering from vocal paresis began years ago under the diligent insistence of Lionel Richie.
Cindy Watts, USA TODAY, 27 Sep. 2017
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