Hemiplegia Hem`i*ple"gi*a, n.[NL., fr. Gr. ?; ? half + ? a stroke; cf. F. h['e]miplagie.] (Med.) A palsy that affects one side only of the body. -- {Hem`i"pleg"ic}, a. [1913 Webster]

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  • hemiplegic — HEMIPLÉGIC, Ă, hemiplegici, ce, adj., s.m. şi f. (Persoană) bolnavă de hemiplegie. – Din fr. hémiplégique. Trimis de gall, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  hemiplégic adj. m., s. m. (sil. ple ), pl. hemiplé …   Dicționar Român

  • hemiplegic — Relating to hemiplegia. * * * hemi·ple·gic plē jik adj relating to or marked by hemiplegia hemiplegic n a hemiplegic individual …   Medical dictionary

  • hemiplegic — adjective or noun see hemiplegia …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hemiplegic — See hemiplegia. * * * …   Universalium

  • hemiplegic — adjective Of, pertaining to, or afflicted with hemiplegia …   Wiktionary

  • hemiplegic — adj. suffering from hemiplegia (paralysis affecting one side of the body) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hemiplegic — hemi·ple·gic …   English syllables

  • hemiplegic — /hɛmiˈplidʒɪk/ (say hemee pleejik) adjective 1. of or relating to hemiplegia. –noun 2. a person who is paralysed on one side of the body …   Australian English dictionary

  • hemiplegic — noun a person who has hemiplegia (is paralyzed on one side of the body) • Hypernyms: ↑handicapped person …   Useful english dictionary

  • hemiplegic gait — a gait involving flexion of the hip because of footdrop and circumduction of the leg. Called also circumduction g …   Medical dictionary

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