pseudoparalysis

pseudoparalysis
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Etymology: New Latin, from pseud- + paralysis
: apparent lack or loss of muscular power (as that produced by pain) unattended by paralysis

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pseudoparalytic /sooh'deuh par'euh lit"ik/, adj.
/sooh"doh peuh ral"euh sis/, n. Pathol.
the inability to move a part of the body owing to factors, as pain, other than those causing actual paralysis.
[1885-90; PSEUDO- + PARALYSIS]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • псевдопаралич — (pseudoparalysis; псевдо + паралич) см. Синдром псевдопаралитический …   Большой медицинский словарь

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