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n. - Paralysis of a single limb.

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  • Paralysis of a single member or a single group of muscles is known as monoplegia and results from injury to the motor center or to a nerve trunk leading to the part that...
  • Particular groups of muscles on the side opposite to the lesion may first show spasmodic jerkings or spasms (unilateral monospasm), and later the same groups become paralysed...
  • It is not wonderful that symptoms of monoplegia and of limited an√¶sthesia should be made to disappear by suggestion, but the cure cannot be counted on in any given case,...
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