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Definition 1: loss of the ability to move a body part - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for palsy in the sense of this definition

(palsy is a kind of ...) (medicine) any disturbance in the functioning of an organ or body part or a disturbance in the functioning of a social group

"erectile dysfunction" "sexual relationship dysfunction"

(... is a kind of palsy ) motionlessness attributable to a temporary paralysis

(... is a kind of palsy ) paralysis of one side of the body

(... is a kind of palsy ) paralysis of the lower half of the body (most often as a result of trauma)

(... is a kind of palsy ) a slight or partial paralysis

(... is a kind of palsy ) paralysis of the motor nerves of the eye

(... is a kind of palsy ) paralysis of a single limb

(... is a kind of palsy ) paralysis of the arm resulting from injury to the brachial plexus (usually during childbirth)

(... is a kind of palsy ) paralysis of corresponding parts on both sides of the body

(... is a kind of palsy ) paralysis of the urinary bladder

(... is a kind of palsy ) paralysis of the vocal cords resulting in an inability to speak

(... is a kind of palsy ) paralysis of both arms and both legs

Definition 2: a condition marked by uncontrollable tremor - [noun denoting state]

(palsy is a kind of ...) (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease

Definition 3: affect with palsy - [verb of change]

(palsy is a kind of ...) cause to be paralyzed and immobile

"The poison paralyzed him" "Fear paralyzed her"

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