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-plegia

Pronunciation: /pliːdʒə/

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Definition of -plegia in English:

suffix

Medicine
Forming nouns denoting a kind of paralysis, as hemiplegia, paraplegia.

Origin

from Greek plēgē 'blow, stroke' (from plēssein 'to strike') + -ia1.

Derivatives

-plegic

1
suffix
Forming corresponding adjectives.

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