Definition of wrist-drop in English:


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[mass noun]
  • Paralysis of the muscles which normally raise the hand at the wrist and extend the fingers, typically caused by nerve damage.
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    • I woke up 6 weeks ago with right arm numbness and wrist drop.
    • I have the same thing, total wrist drop, cannot lift it, cannot lift my fingers, but I can still grip.

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