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  1. absence or loss of power of voluntary motion
    akinesia
  2. immobility due to direct union between parts
    ankylosis
  3. failure of muscular coordination; irregularity of muscle action
    ataxia
  4. slow, writhing, continuous, and involuntary movement of the extremities, as seen in some forms of cerebral palsy and in motor disorders resulting from lesions in the basal ganglia, tabes dorsalis, or other conditions.
    athetosis
  5. abnormal slowness of movements
    Bradykinesia
  6. paralysis of paralysis of like parts on either side of the body
    Diplegia
  7. difficulty in swallowing
    dysphagia
  8. weak, soft, and flabby; lacking normal muscle tone, such as flaccid muscles associated with peripheral neuritis, poliomyelitis, and early stroke
    flaccidity
  9. hemiplagia
    paralysis of one side of the body; usually caused by CVA or a brain lesion
  10. abnormally increased convexity in the curvature of the thoracic spine (viewed from the side)
    kyphosis
  11. An abnormal forward curvature of the spine in the lumbar
    Lordosis
  12. any disease of muscle
    myopathy
  13. orthopedic appliance or apparatus used to support, align, prevent, or correct deformities or to improve the function of a moveable part of the body
    orthosis
  14. the paralysis of a body part, often accompanied by loss of sensation and by uncontrolled body movements, such as shaking
    palsy
  15. a symptom of the loss or impairment of motor function in a body part caused by a lesion of the neural or muscular mechanism
    paralysis
  16. paralysis of the legs and in some cases the lower part of the body
    paraplegia
  17. slight or incomplete paralysis
    peresis
  18. a symptom complex comprising any combination of tremor, akinesia or bradykinesia, rigidity, loss of postural reflexes, and flexed posture. There are many causes of parkinsonism, one of which is Parkinson’s disease
    parkinsonism
  19. any type of arthritis which involves 5 or more joints simultaneously. It is usually associated with autoimmune conditions.
    polyarthrisis
  20. paralysis of all four limbs from neck down; tetraplegia
    quadraplegia
  21. an increase in muscle tone leading to a resistance to passive movement throughout the range of motion
    Regidity
  22. induration or hardening; especially hardening from inflammation and in disease of the interstitial substance
    sclerosis
  23. side-to-side curvature of the spine
    scoliosis
  24. form of muscular hypertonicity with increased resistance to stretch
    spasticity
  25. an involuntary trembling or quivering
    Tremor
  26. paralysis of three limbs; hemiplegia with additional paralysis of one limb on the opposite side
    Triplegia

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