Meaning of pseudoparalysis

pseu•do•pa•ral•y•sis

Pronunciation: (s'dō-pu-ral'u-sis), [key]
— n. Pathol.
  1. the inability to move a part of the body owing to factors, as pain, other than those causing actual paralysis.
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