In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The paralysis or palsy may affect mainly the legs, or all four limbs, or just one side of the body.
- Traditional stroke symptoms were defined as loss of balance and paralysis of at least one part of the body.
- The effect of facial paralysis with loss of muscle and skin tone in the elderly patient leads to laxity or ectropion of the lower lid.
- If the cancer has spread to the brain, it can cause seizures, paralysis, personality changes and speech difficulty.
- Specialist equipment such as splints, callipers and braces can help with paralysis and contractures.
2(inactivity, powerlessness)paralización femininethe strike has led to a complete paralysis of the steel industry — la huelga ha llevado a una total paralización de la industria siderúrgica
- It is owing to these oil workers that the paralysis of the oil industry is not complete.
- Finally he yanked himself out of the paralysis that gripped him and pulled the blinds tightly shut.
- I can only suggest that the paralysis that has gripped this country in recent years is causing us huge angst.
- It is the media-programmed subconscious mind that poisons people into apathetic paralysis.
- Downing Street, if not quite yet gripped by paralysis, is at least on edge waiting for malevolent treachery to strike again.
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