Synonyms
Etymology

1. paralysis

noun. ['pɝˈæləsəs, pɝˈælɪsɪs'] loss of the ability to move a body part.

Synonyms

  • quadriplegia
  • paraplegia
  • akinesis
  • monoplegia
  • akinesia
  • cystoplegia
  • Erb's palsy
  • paresis
  • unilateral paralysis
  • Erb-Duchenne paralysis
  • ophthalmoplegia
  • dysfunction
  • palsy
  • alalia
  • diplegia
  • disfunction
  • cystoparalysis

Etymology

  • paralysis (Latin)
  • παράλυσις (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Flaccid Paralysis

  • psychoanalysis
  • dialysis
  • analysis

Example sentences of the word flaccid-paralysis


1. Noun Phrase
Hypermagnesemia can cause muscle weakness, flaccid paralysis, low blood pressure and cardiac arrest.

2. Noun Phrase
When the toxin spreads throughout the body, it can cause flaccid paralysis and hinder autonomic functions.

2. flaccid

adjective. ['ˈflæksɪd, ˈflækɪd'] out of condition; not strong or robust; incapable of exertion or endurance.

Synonyms

  • flabby
  • unfit

Antonyms

  • softness
  • loud
  • noisy

Etymology

  • flaccidus (Latin)

3. flaccid

adjective. ['ˈflæksɪd, ˈflækɪd'] drooping without elasticity; wanting in stiffness.

Antonyms

  • tough

Etymology

  • flaccidus (Latin)
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