PARALYSIS

1. loss of operation of voluntary muscles- often a result of a lesion of the muscular or nervous system because of damage, illness, or congenital aspects. The lesion might implicate the CNS, as in the case of a stroke, or the PNS.

PARALYSIS: "When Aaron wakes from the coma, we should be able to further discern any presence of paralysis."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PARALYSIS," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/paralysis/ (accessed June 16, 2019).
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