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[Gr. dis, twice, + plege, a stroke]
1. Paralysis of similar parts on both sides of the body. 2. In cerebral palsy, excessive stiffness usually occurs in all limbs but greater stiffness in the legs than in the arms. diplegic (-jĭk ), adj.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Diplegia." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748792/all/diplegic.
Diplegia. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748792/all/diplegic. Accessed November 15, 2019.
Diplegia. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748792/all/diplegic
Diplegia [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 15]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/748792/all/diplegic.
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