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isthmoparalysis

Pronunciation: is'mo-pa-ral'i-sis

Definition: Paralysis of the velum pendulum palati and the muscles forming the anterior pillars of the fauces.

Synonym(s): faucial paralysis, isthmoplegia

[G. isthmos, isthmus, + paralysis]

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