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monoplegia

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n monoplegia paralysis of a single limb
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Monoplegia (Med) Paralysis affecting a single limb.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n monoplegia In pathology, paralysis limited to a single part, as of one arm or leg. Compare hemiplegia, paraplegia.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Monoplegia mon-ō-plē′ji-a paralysis limited to a single part.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
NL., fr. Gr. mo`nos single + a stroke
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr. monos, single, plēgē, stroke.

Usage

In literature:

Such conditions as transient hemiplegia, monoplegia or aphasia may occur.
"Arteriosclerosis and Hypertension:" by Louis Marshall Warfield
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