hemiplegic

adjective
hemi·​ple·​gic | \ -ˈplē-jik How to pronounce hemiplegic (audio) \

Medical Definition of hemiplegic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: relating to or marked by hemiplegia

hemiplegic

noun

Medical Definition of hemiplegic (Entry 2 of 2)

: a hemiplegic individual

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“Hemiplegic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hemiplegic. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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