spastic paraplegia


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spastic paraplegia

[′spas·tik ‚par·ə′plē·jə]
(medicine)
Paralysis of the lower limbs with increased muscular tone and hyperactive tendon reflexes; commonly seen in diseases and injuries involving pyramidal tracts of the spinal cord.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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