Diplegia vs Paraplegia what difference

what is difference between Diplegia and Paraplegia

English

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /daɪˈpliːdʒə/

Noun

diplegia (countable and uncountable, plural diplegias)

  1. (medicine) Paralysis that affects symmetrically opposed parts of the body.

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Anagrams

  • pelagiid


English

Etymology

From New Latin paraplegia, from Ancient Greek παραπληγίη (paraplēgíē), Ionic Greek for παραπληξία (paraplēxía, paralysis on one side), from παραπλήσσεσθαι (paraplḗssesthai, to be stricken on one side), active παραπλήσσειν (paraplḗssein, to strike on one side), from παρά (pará, beside) + πλήσσειν (plḗssein, to strike).

Noun

paraplegia (countable and uncountable, plural paraplegias)

  1. (pathology) A condition where the lower half of a patient’s body is paralyzed and cannot move.

Related terms

Translations

Further reading

  • paraplegia in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
  • paraplegia in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.
  • paraplegia at OneLook Dictionary Search

Esperanto

Etymology

From paraplegio (paraplegia) +‎ -a.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /parapleˈɡia/
  • Hyphenation: pa‧ra‧ple‧gi‧a
  • Rhymes: -ia

Adjective

paraplegia (accusative singular paraplegian, plural paraplegiaj, accusative plural paraplegiajn)

  1. of or related to paraplegia, paraplegic
  2. (of a, person) having paraplegia, paraplegic

Related terms

  • paraplegiulo (someone with paraplegia, a paraplegic)

Interlingua

Noun

paraplegia (uncountable)

  1. paraplegia

Italian

Noun

paraplegia f (plural paraplegie)

  1. (pathology) paraplegia

Derived terms

  • paraplegico

Portuguese

Noun

paraplegia f (plural paraplegias)

  1. (pathology) paraplegia (condition of being paralysed from the waist down)

Derived terms

  • paraplégico

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