the name that is given to a paralysis that is marked by a loss of muscle tone and an absence of a reflex that gives a weak and flabby condition in the muscles.

FLACCID PARALYSIS: "Flaccid paralysis shows a loss of muscle tone."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "FLACCID PARALYSIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/flaccid-paralysis/ (accessed February 26, 2021).