- central paralysis
- any paralysis due to a lesion of the brain or spinal cord.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Central facial palsy — Central facial palsy, (also called colloquially central seven) is a symptom or finding characterized by paralysis or paresis of the lower half of one side of the face. It usually results from damage to upper motor neurons of the facial nerve.The… … Wikipedia
Central pontine myelinolysis — Classification and external resources Pons labeled at bottom left ICD 10 G … Wikipedia
Central pattern generator — Central pattern generators (CPGs) are neural networks that produce rhythmic patterned outputs without sensory feedback. CPGs have been shown to produce rhythmic outputs resembling normal rhythmic motor pattern production even in isolation… … Wikipedia
Paralysis — Loss of voluntary movement (motor function). Paralysis that affects only one muscle or limb is partial paralysis, also known as palsy; paralysis of all muscles is total paralysis, as may occur in cases of botulism. * * * 1. Loss of power of… … Medical dictionary
Paralysis, infantile (polio) — Infantile paralysis is an old synonym for poliomyelitis, an acute and sometimes devastating viral disease. Man is the only natural host for poliovirus. The virus enters the mouth and multiplies in lymphoid tissues in the pharynx and intestine.… … Medical dictionary
Central pontine myelinosis — Infobox Disease Name = Central pontine myelinosis Caption = DiseasesDB = 2198 ICD10 = ICD10|G|37|2|g|35 ICD9 = ICD9|341.8 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = 000775 eMedicineSubj = neuro eMedicineTopic = 50 MeshID = D017590 Central pontine myelinolysis… … Wikipedia
central cord syndrome — a syndrome associated with injury to the cervical or upper thoracic portions of the spinal cord that results in damage to the central cord with sparing of the more external fibers that supply the lower extremity. It is characterized by… … Medical dictionary
paralysis agitans — noun a degenerative disorder of the central nervous system characterized by tremor and impaired muscular coordination • Syn: ↑Parkinsonism, ↑Parkinson s disease, ↑Parkinson s syndrome, ↑Parkinson s, ↑shaking palsy • Hypernyms: ↑brain disorder, ↑ … Useful english dictionary
Sleep paralysis — is paralysis associated with sleep that may occur in healthy persons or may be associated with narcolepsy, cataplexy, and hypnagogic hallucinations. The pathophysiology of this condition is closely related to the normal hypotonia that occurs… … Wikipedia
Infantile paralysis (polio) — Infantile paralysis is an old synonym for poliomyelitis, an acute and sometimes devastating viral disease. Man is the only natural host for poliovirus. The virus enters the mouth and multiplies in lymphoid tissues in the pharynx and intestine.… … Medical dictionary