Abnormalities of CNS terminology(exam 4)

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Abnormalities of CNS terminology(exam 4)
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  1. give the definition of Paralysis
    • complete loss of motor or sensory function
    • -may be temporary or permanent loss
  2. give the definition of paresis
    • partial or incomplete paralysis
    • -also an organic mental disease--> prognosis-termial
  3. whaat is monoplegia
    paralysis of a single extremity
  4. what is hemiplegia
    paraylysis of a single extremity
  5. what is paraplegia
    paralysis of lower portion of body and legs
  6. what is diplegia
    • paralysis of similar parts on both sides of the body
    • -usually congenital or from injury at birth

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