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palsy:

see paralysisparalysis
or 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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palsy

[′pȯl·zē]
(medicine)
Any of various special types of paralysis, such as cerebral palsy.

palsy

Pathol
paralysis, esp of a specified type
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Kapag natulog kang nakatapat sa electric fan, puwede kang magkaroon ng Bell's Palsy. Ito 'yung ngumingiwi ang isang parte ng mukha," warned Ong, who ran but lost in the last senatorial race.
<B Marcus' face became paralysed due to Bell's palsy
A week before the look-back period, his doctor determined he had a facial nerve disorder that might be Bell's palsy, for which he prescribed medicine while noting that he did not know the cause of the symptoms.
No significant association between HLA and Bell's palsy. Tissue Antigens 1978 Nov;12(5):404-406.
I am sharing my story with you because I have realized that not many people are aware of this disease called Bell's palsy, and how it affects our families.
According to most international population studies, 15-30 cases per 100,000 population of Bell's palsy are observed annually.
Between August 2011 and July 2015 (4 years), 53 patients with severe peripheral facial palsy diagnosed with Bell's palsy or Ramsay Hunt syndrome were treated by auditory ossicles preserved facial nerve decompression surgery at the Department of Otolaryngology of Tokyo Women's Medical University.
Asrani said the Bell's Palsy condition is reversible, but he has been through a tough time.
Just before starting secondary school, Scarlett was diagnosed with Bell's palsy - a type of facial paralysis that was the result of her being hit by a car while cycling.
She added: "It was harder opening up about the Bell's palsy and how I have anxiety and panic attacks because there are sides of me I don't ever show publicly."
Last July I was diagnosed with Bell's Palsy, or paralysis of one side of the face.