Erb's palsy

noun
\ ˈerbz- How to pronounce Erb's palsy (audio) , ˈerps- How to pronounce Erb's palsy (audio) \

Medical Definition of Erb's palsy

: paralysis affecting the muscles of the upper arm and shoulder that is caused by an injury during birth to the upper part of the brachial plexus

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“Erb's palsy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Erb%27s%20palsy. Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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