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cerebral palsy Explained

cerebral palsy at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

n [U] a disease caused by damage to the brain before or during birth which results in difficulties of movement and speech//

cerebral palsy at English => English (The Britannica Concise) Of Explained:

Paralysis of voluntary movement on one or both sides of the body from brain damage before or soon after birth. Cases are of two main types: spastic, with spasms contracting the extremities, and often mental retardation and epilepsy; or athetosic, with slow, changing spasms in the face, neck, and extremities, grimacing, and inarticulate speech (dysarthria). Athetosic patients may have normal intelligence but appear retarded because of involuntary movements and inability to speak intelligibly.

cerebral palsy at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

32 Moby Thesaurus words for "cerebral palsy":
MS, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, brain disease, cephalalgia,
chorea, emotional disorder, epilepsy, falling sickness,
glossopharyngeal neuralgia, headache, herpes zoster, ischialgia,
migraine, multiple sclerosis, nervous disorder, neuralgia,
neuritis, neuropathy, organic psychosis, palsy, polyneuritis,
pressure neuropathy, priapism, radiculitis, sciatic neuritis,
sciatica, shaking palsy, shingles, spastic paralysis, the jerks,
tic douloureux, toxic psychosis

cerebral palsy at English => English (Oxford Advanced Learners) Of Explained:

[U] a medical condition usually caused by brain damage before or at birth that causes the loss of control of movement of the limbs

cerebral palsy at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

cerebral palsy
n : a loss or deficiency of motor control with involuntary
spasms caused by permanent brain damage present at birth
[syn: {spastic paralysis}]

cerebral palsy at English (WD) Of Explained:

Inter: wikipedi » a


Inter: en-noun » head=cerebral palsy|-
  • Inter: context » neurology|pathology A group of non-progressive, non-contagious conditions, caused by brain damage before birth or during infancy, characterized by impairment of muscular coordination.


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    Inter: trans-top » group of non-contagious conditions
    • Chinese:
    • : Mandarin: Inter: t » cmn|腦麻痺|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|脑麻痹|tr=nǎomábì|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|腦性麻痺|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|脑性麻痹|tr=nǎoxìng mábì|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|大腦性麻痺|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|大脑性麻痹|tr=dànǎoxìng mábì|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|腦癱|sc=Hani, Inter: t » cmn|脑瘫|tr=nǎotān|sc=Hani
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|dětská mozková obrna|f
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|CP-vamma
    • French: Inter: t- » fr|paralysie cérébrale|f, Inter: t- » fr|infirmité motrice cérébrale|f

    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • German: Inter: t- » de|infantile Zerebralparese|f
  • Icelandic: Inter: t- » is|heilalömun|f, Inter: t- » is|meðfædd heilalömun|f
  • Japanese: Inter: t- » ja|脳性麻痺|tr=のうせいまひ, nōsei mahi|sc=Jpan
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|церебральный паралич|m|tr=cerebrálʹnyj paralíč|sc=Cyrl, Inter: t+ » ru|детский церебральный паралич|m|tr=détskij cerebrálʹnyj paralíč|sc=Cyrl
  • Slovak: Inter: t- » sk|detská mozgová obrna|f
  • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|paralisis cerebral|f, Inter: t+ » es|PC

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Translation: pl » cerebral palsy
    Translation: ta » cerebral palsy