a neurological condition where, whilst the patient can think and may even be conscious, they are entirely paralyzed and therefore classed as locked within their own bodies.

LOCKED-IN SYNDROME: "Locked-in syndrome is a neurological condition, where patients still have full conscious control over their body but have no motor control at all."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "LOCKED-IN SYNDROME," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/locked-in-syndrome/ (accessed November 28, 2020).