Definition of Spastic paralysis

1. Noun. A loss or deficiency of motor control with involuntary spasms caused by permanent brain damage present at birth.

Exact synonyms: Cerebral Palsy
Generic synonyms: Brain Disease, Brain Disorder, Encephalopathy
Derivative terms: Spastic, Spastic



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spastic Paralysis

spastic abasia
spastic anaemia
spastic bladder
spastic colitis
spastic colon
spastic diplegia
spastic dysarthria
spastic dysphonia
spastic ectropion
spastic entropion
spastic flat foot
spastic gait
spastic hemiplegia
spastic ileus
spastic mydriasis
spastic paralysis (current term)
spastic paraplegia
spastic pseuodoparalysis
spastic speech
spastic spinal paralysis
spastic syndrome in cattle
spastic tetraplegia
spastically
spasticities
spasticity
spastics
spastin
spat
spatangoid
spatangoidea

Literary usage of Spastic paralysis

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1. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1909)
"A majority of instances of spastic paralysis of adults not the result of ... SECONDARY spastic paralysis. Following any lesion of the pyramidal tract we may ..."

2. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1912)
"A majority of instances of spastic paralysis of adults not the result of slow ... SECONDARY spastic paralysis Following any lesion of the pyramidal tract ..."

3. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1905)
"SECONDARY spastic paralysis. Following any lesion of the pyramidal tract we may have spastic paralysis; hus, in a transverse lesion of the cord, ..."

4. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1901)
"A majority of instances of spastic paralysis of adults not the result of slow compression of the cord are associated with syphilis and belong to this group. ..."

5. Repressive Legislation of the Republic of South Africa by Elizabeth S. Landis, United Nations Unit on Apartheid (1903)
"A majority of instances of spastic paralysis of adults not the result of ... SECONDARY spastic paralysis. Following any lesion of the pyramidal tract we may ..."

6. Repressive Legislation of the Republic of South Africa by Elizabeth S. Landis, United Nations Unit on Apartheid (1898)
"A majority of instances of spastic paralysis of adults not the result of ... SECONDARY spastic paralysis. Following any lesion of the pyramidal tract we may ..."

7. The Year Book of Pediatrics (1903)
"spastic paralysis. Jones1 says: "It must be left to the surgeon to decide upon the degree of intelligence a patient is possessed of, and whether the degree ..."

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