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A slight paralysis.
Incomplete loss of muscular power.
Weakness of a limb.
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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.



attenuation of voluntary movements; their complete loss is termed paralysis. Paresis and paralysis, which are caused by the same factors, are the motor disorders most frequently encountered in clinical practice.

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