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Palsy

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PAL'SY, n. s as z. supposed to be contracted from Gr. relaxation to loosen or relax. The loss or defect of the power of voluntary muscular motion in the whole body, or in a particular part paralysis. When one side only of the body is affected, it is called hemiplegy. When the lower part of the body is paralytic, it is called paraplegy. Palsy may be a loss of the power of motion without a loss of sensation, or a loss of sensation without loss of motion, or a loss of both.

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