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cerebral palsy

Syllabification: ce·re·bral pal·sy
Pronunciation: /ˌserəbrəl ˈpôlzē
 
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Definition of cerebral palsy in English:

noun

A condition marked by impaired muscle coordination (spastic paralysis) and/or other disabilities, typically caused by damage to the brain before or at birth. See also spastic.
Example sentences
  • Neurological disorders, such as poliomyelitis and cerebral palsy, can also cause acquired club foot.
  • More than one half of the children with aspiration syndrome had cerebral palsy.
  • Some people with cerebral palsy have only mild impairment of their motor abilities.

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