paralytic rabies

noun

Medical Definition of paralytic rabies

: rabies in which paralysis is the predominant symptom and that is characterized by muscle weakness typically beginning in the bitten extremity and spreading to the rest of the body often in an ascending pattern

called also dumb rabies

— compare furious rabies

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“Paralytic rabies.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/paralytic%20rabies. Accessed 18 Sep. 2021.

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