Definition of wrist-drop in English:

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wrist-drop

Pronunciation: /ˈristˌdräp/

noun

Paralysis of the muscles that normally raise the hand at the wrist and extend the fingers, typically caused by nerve damage.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: wrist-drop

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