paralysis

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin paralysis, from Ancient Greek παράλυσις (parálusis, palsy), from παραλύειν (paralúein, to disable on one side), from παρά (pará, beside) + λύειν (lúein, loosen).

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paralysis (plural paralyses)

  1. (pathology) The complete loss of voluntary control of part of person's body, such as one or more limbs.

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Noun[edit]

paralysis f (genitive paralysis); third declension

  1. paralysis, palsy

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Third declension i-stem, alternative accusative singular in -im and ablative singular in .

Number Singular Plural
nominative paralysis paralysēs
genitive paralysis paralysium
dative paralysī paralysibus
accusative paralysim
paralysem
paralysīs
paralysēs
ablative paralysī
paralyse
paralysibus
vocative paralysis paralysēs