Definition of monoplegia in English:

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monoplegia

Pronunciation: /ˌmänōˈplēj(ē)ə/

noun

Paralysis restricted to one limb or region of the body. Compare with paraplegia.
Example sentences
  • There can also be hemiplegia, affecting one half of the body, or monoplegia, affecting one limb.

Derivatives

monoplegic

Pronunciation: /-ˈplējik/
adjective

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Syllabification: mon·o·ple·gi·a

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