hemiparesis

noun

hemi·​pa·​re·​sis ˌhem-i-pə-ˈrē-səs How to pronounce hemiparesis (audio) -ˈpar-ə- How to pronounce hemiparesis (audio)
plural hemipareses -ˌsēz How to pronounce hemiparesis (audio)
: muscular weakness or partial paralysis restricted to one side of the body
discharged with a residual partial right hemiparesisP. W. Wright
hemiparetic adjective

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“Hemiparesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hemiparesis. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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