HyperDic: palsy

English > 3 senses of the word palsy:
NOUNstatepalsy, paralysisloss of the ability to move a body part
statepalsya condition marked by uncontrollable tremor
VERBchangepalsyaffect with palsy
palsy > pronunciation
Soundspao'lziy
RhymesAnasazi ... z / Z: 56 rhymes with ziy...
English > palsy: 3 senses > noun 1, state
MeaningLoss of the ability to move a body part.
Synonymparalysis
NarrowerErb's palsy, Erb-Duchenne paralysisparalysis of the arm resulting from injury to the brachial plexus (usually during childbirth)
akinesis, akinesiamotionlessness attributable to a temporary paralysis
alaliaparalysis of the vocal cords resulting in an inability to speak
cystoplegia, cystoparalysisparalysis of the urinary bladder
diplegiaparalysis of corresponding parts on both sides of the body
hemiplegia, unilateral paralysisparalysis of one side of the body
monoplegiaparalysis of a single limb
ophthalmoplegiaparalysis of the motor nerves of the eye
paraplegiaparalysis of the lower half of the body (most often as a result of trauma)
paresisA slight or partial paralysis
quadriplegiaparalysis of both arms and both legs
Broaderdysfunction, disfunction(medicine) any disturbance in the functioning of an organ or body part or a disturbance in the functioning of a social group
Spanishanquilosamiento, marasmo, parálisis, paralización, perlesía, tullidez
Catalanparàlisi
Verbspalsyaffect with palsy
English > palsy: 3 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningA condition marked by uncontrollable tremor.
Broadersymptom(medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
Spanishperlesía
Verbspalsyaffect with palsy
English > palsy: 3 senses > verb 1, change
Meaningaffect with palsy.
PatternSomething ----s somebody
Broaderparalyze, paralyseCause to be paralyzed and immobile
Catalanparalitzar
Nounspalsyloss of the ability to move a body part
palsya condition marked by uncontrollable tremor

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