Definition of hemiplegic in US English:


adjective & noun

  • See hemiplegia

    • ‘The organisation specialises in limbs for cerebral palsy-affected children and also for paraplegic and hemiplegic patients.’
    • ‘After an accident some years later she was left hemiplegic on her right side.’
    • ‘This presentation, with paranoid delusions, hallucinations and anxiety, has been described in families with hemiplegic migraine.’
    • ‘Because the incidence of cerebral infarction is high in children with hemiplegic cerebral palsy, diagnostic testing for coagulation disorders should be considered.’
    • ‘In addition the pressure of the tumor probably affected the nerves of his left eye, and the stagnation of qi and blood in his brain caused his hemiplegic symptoms.’