neurapraxia

noun
neur·​aprax·​ia | \ ˌn(y)u̇r-ə-ˈprak-sē-ə, ˌn(y)u̇r-(ˌ)ā- How to pronounce neurapraxia (audio) \

Medical Definition of neurapraxia

: an injury to a nerve that interrupts conduction causing temporary paralysis but not degeneration and that is followed by a complete and rapid recovery

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“Neurapraxia.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/neurapraxia. Accessed 29 Nov. 2021.

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