spastic paralysis

noun

Definition of spastic paralysis

: paralysis with tonic spasm of the affected muscles and with increased tendon reflexes

First Known Use of spastic paralysis

1879, in the meaning defined above

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“Spastic paralysis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spastic%20paralysis. Accessed 24 Sep. 2021.

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spastic paralysis

noun

Medical Definition of spastic paralysis

: paralysis with tonic spasm of the affected muscles and with increased tendon reflexes

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