paresis

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 :slight or partial paralysis

paretic

play \pə-ˈre-tik\ adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of paresis

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


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paresis

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

medical Definition of paresis

plural pareses play \-ˌsēz\
1 :slight or partial paralysis

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