musculospiral paralysis

musculospiral paralysis
radial neuropathy.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • 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

  • radial neuropathy — entrapment neuropathy of any part of the radial nerve, usually with paralysis of the extensor muscles of the wrist and fingers. Common types include crutch paralysis, cheiralgia paresthetica, and radial tunnel syndrome. Called also musculospiral… …   Medical dictionary

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  • Nerve — A bundle of fibers that uses electrical and chemical signals to transmit sensory and motor information from one body part to another. See nervous system. * * * A whitish cordlike structure composed of one or more bundles (fascicles) of myelinated …   Medical dictionary

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