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hemiparesis

Syllabification: hem·i·pa·re·sis
Pronunciation: /ˌheməpəˈrēsəs
 
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Definition of hemiparesis in English:

noun

Another term for hemiplegia.
Example sentences
  • His physical disabilities resulting from the hemiparesis are obvious, affecting, as they do, his ability to walk and his ability to manipulate items, such as documents.
  • The left hemiparesis resulted in a clumsiness and loss of feeling and sensation particularly affecting his right hand, although fortunately he is left handed.
  • Initial physical examination revealed a mild right hemiparesis that was more pronounced in the upper than the lower extremity.

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