lead palsy

noun

Medical Definition of lead palsy

: localized paralysis caused by lead poisoning especially of the extensor muscles of the forearm resulting in wrist-drop

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“Lead palsy.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/lead%20palsy. Accessed 29 Jan. 2022.

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