What does hemiplegia mean?

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Noun
  1. Total or partial inability to move one side of the body.
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The most common forms of cerebral palsy in children who have been born preterm are spastic hemiplegia or quadriplegia.
Is hemiplegia a dyspepsia of the nerves of nutriment of the brain and organs of that side?
There can also be hemiplegia, affecting one half of the body, or monoplegia, affecting one limb.
Its indications include pain in the lower back and hip region, muscular atrophy, sciatica, pain, weakness and muscular atrophy of the lower extremities, and hemiplegia.
Suffered for a year from hemiplegia, which disappeared when the wound healed.
Preventing recurrent falls in patients with nonmodifiable risks such as hemiplegia or joint deformities can be more challenging.

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