Paralytic secretion
Paralytic Par`a*lyt"ic, a. [L. paralyticus, Gr. ?: cf. F. paralytique.] 1. Of or pertaining to paralysis; resembling paralysis. [1913 Webster]

2. Affected with paralysis, or palsy. [1913 Webster]

The cold, shaking, paralytic hand. --Prior. [1913 Webster]

3. Inclined or tending to paralysis. [1913 Webster]

{Paralytic secretion} (Physiol.), the fluid, generally thin and watery, secreted from a gland after section or paralysis of its nerves, as the paralytic saliva. [1913 Webster]


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