Definition of Hemiplegic

1. Noun. A person who has hemiplegia (is paralyzed on one side of the body).

Generic synonyms: Handicapped Person



Definition of Hemiplegic

1. Adjective. Of, pertaining to, or afflicted with hemiplegia ¹

2. Noun. One who has hemiplegia. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hemiplegic

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Medical Definition of Hemiplegic

1. Relating to hemiplegia. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hemiplegic

hemiparaplegia
hemiparasite
hemiparasitic
hemiparesis
hemipelagic
hemipelvectomies
hemipelvectomy
hemipeptone
hemipeptones
hemiphasmidic
hemiplegia
hemiplegias
hemiplegic (current term)
hemiplegic amyotrophy
hemiplegic gait
hemiplegic migraine
hemiplegics
hemiplegy
hemipode
hemiprotein
hemiproteins
hemipter
hemiptera
hemipteral
hemipteran
hemipterans
hemipteron

Literary usage of Hemiplegic

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1. Lectures on the Diseases of the Nervous System: Delivered at La Salpêtrière by Jean Martin Charcot (1881)
"Post-hemiplegic hemichorea. Clinical facts. Disorders of general and special ... Trepidation of hemiplegic patients. Instability of members, affected by ..."

2. The Diagnosis of Nervous Diseases by James Purves-Stewart (1906)
"Moreover, the changes in hemiplegic joints are not destructive but more of FIG ... Together with this hemiplegic arthritis it is not uncommon to have a ..."

3. Nervous and Mental Diseases by Archibald Church, Frederick Peterson (1914)
"CEREBRAL HEMORRHAGE AND THE hemiplegic STATE. EXCEPTING traumatic cases, hemorrhage into the substance of the brain is a secondary or terminal effect of ..."

4. Clinical Lessons on Nervous Diseases by Silas Weir Mitchell (1897)
"POST-hemiplegic PAIN; PRE-hemiplegic PAIN; ... DISEASE OF JOINTS; POST- hemiplegic NODES. THERE is some danger lest amid the attractive fascinations of ..."

5. Handbook of the Diseases of the Nervous System by James Ross (1885)
"The spasmodic paralyses of infancy may, from the clinical standpoint, be divided into (1) paralysis of hemiplegic and (2) paralysis of paraplegic ..."

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