Translation of paralysis in Spanish:
noun/nombre (plural -ses /-siːz/)
- 1.1 u and c [Medicine/Medicina] parálisis (feminine)Example sentences1.2 uncountable/no numerable (inactivity, powerlessness) paralización (feminine) the strike has led to a complete paralysis of the steel industry la huelga ha llevado a una total paralización de la industria siderúrgica
- Traditional stroke symptoms were defined as loss of balance and paralysis of at least one part of the body.
- The effect of facial paralysis with loss of muscle and skin tone in the elderly patient leads to laxity or ectropion of the lower lid.
- Specialist equipment such as splints, callipers and braces can help with paralysis and contractures.
- Downing Street, if not quite yet gripped by paralysis, is at least on edge waiting for malevolent treachery to strike again.
- Finally he yanked himself out of the paralysis that gripped him and pulled the blinds tightly shut.
- I can only suggest that the paralysis that has gripped this country in recent years is causing us huge angst.
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