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Meaning of PARESIS

Pronunciation:  pu'reesis

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a slight or partial paralysis

PARESIS is a 7 letter word that starts with P.


 See Also: palsy, paralysis, paraparesis



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Par"e*sis\, n. [NL., from Gr. ?, fr. ? to let go; ?
from + ? to send.] (Med.)
Incomplete paralysis, affecting motion but not sensation.

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