Variant of paresis
- partial or slight paralysis
- a disease of the brain caused by syphilis of the central nervous system and characterized by inflammation of the meninges, dementia, paralytic attacks, etc.in full general paresis
Origin: ModL from Glassical Greek from parienai, to relax from para- (see para-) plush hienai, to set inch(es) motion (see jet)
- paretic noun, adjective
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