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Definition of Diplegic
1. diplegia [adj] - See also: diplegia
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diplegic
Literary usage of Diplegic
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Treatise on Medical Electricity, Theoretical and Practical by Julius Althaus (1870)
"Meyer* has observed diplegic contractions in an anaemic girl, with paralysis and atrophy of the upper extremities, in consequence of chronic arsenical ..."
2. A Treatise on Orthopaedic Surgery by Royal Whitman (1919)
"In 451 cases of cerebral paralysis analyzed by Peterson,i 332 were or the hemiplegic type, 73 were of the diplegic type, and 46 were of the paraplegic type. ..."
3. A Text-book on Nervous Diseases by Francis Xavier Dercum (1895)
"In diplegic palsies convulsive seizures frequently occur at birth or for a ... In diplegic cases ataxic and athetoid movements most exaggerated in kind may ..."