PALSY

an obsolete term for paralysis, still utilized in such compound terms like bell's palsy, progressive supranuclear palsy, and bell

PALSY: "Alicia was sure her fatigue was attributed to the Bell's palsy she was diagnosed with last year, but as it would turn out, she had lyme disease."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PALSY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/palsy/ (accessed October 29, 2020).
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