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paralysis

noun

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complete or partial loss of physical function (as motion or sensation) in a part of the body
  • the car accident left one athlete with paralysis from the waist down

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The first known use of paralysis was in 1525

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“Paralysis.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/paralysis. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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