palsy(redirected from birth palsy)
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Related to birth palsy: Erb's palsy, Erb's paralysis, Brachial Plexus Birth Palsy
, complete loss or impairment of the ability to use voluntary muscles, usually as the result of a disorder of the nervous system. The nervous tissue that is injured may be in the brain, the spinal cord, or in the muscles themselves.
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Any of various special types of paralysis, such as cerebral palsy.
paralysis, esp of a specified type