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) \

Medical Definition of hemiparesis

: muscular weakness or partial paralysis restricted to one side of the body discharged with a residual partial right hemiparesis— P. W. Wright

Other Words from hemiparesis

hemiparetic \ -​pə-​ˈret-​ik How to pronounce hemiparesis (audio) \ adjective

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“Hemiparesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hemiparesis. Accessed 22 Jun. 2021.

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