What does hemiplegia mean?

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  1. Total or partial inability to move one side of the body.
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Should the thrombus be on the carotid arteries, hemiplegia may result from cerebral embolism.
Fuentes has numerous stories of the people who have chosen indoor rowing, including a friend with hemiplegia who uses indoor rowing as part of his rehabilitation.
In the latter one can seldom rouse the patient, the pupils are often unequal, and hemiplegia is present.
Preventing recurrent falls in patients with nonmodifiable risks such as hemiplegia or joint deformities can be more challenging.
Is hemiplegia a dyspepsia of the nerves of nutriment of the brain and organs of that side?
About three years ago, she suffered a stroke that resulted in complete left-sided hemiplegia.

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