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noun as in cerebral palsy

verb as in disable

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So, it’s possible that while the vaccines do spark some cases, rates of Bell’s palsy may ultimately be lower in vaccinated people than what might occur after a coronavirus infection.

There have also been some isolated cases of Bell’s palsy, a temporary weakness or paralysis of facial muscles, in both vaccines’ trial participants.

Of about 22,000 people in the phase 3 trial who received the vaccine, four developed a form of temporary facial paralysis called Bell’s palsy.

The FDA will also closely monitor for cases of Bell’s palsy, a temporary facial paralysis, as the vaccine is rolled out to more people.

There were four cases of Bell’s palsy among people that received the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine in its trial and three in the group that received the Moderna vaccine in its trial.

Ross has cerebral palsy, and the Pathways to Careers initiative of SourceAmerica helped him get his position.

Belfort, not knowing they were time-release ludes, pops loads of them, and when they kick in, he enters “cerebral palsy” mode.

They unplugged their cellphones from overloaded outlets so a girl with cerebral palsy could recharge her wheelchair.

I'd been afflicted in June with Lyme's disease and Bell's palsy.

Is his ailment more serious—say, a heart attack or stroke or even Bell's palsy, which left his face looking contorted?

Nay, when I agree to do such things, may a righteous God palsy my right arm, and may the earth open and close in upon me forever.

Quin laid a quieting hand on her arm, which was shaking as if with the palsy.

He's jus like he had a stroke of palsy, hit's a wonder the mewel hedn't killed him stun dead.

At Todmorden a minister was struck with a violent fit of palsy immediately after preaching against the Methodists.

The poor man's hands shook as with the palsy, his step was unsteady, his eye dull and bloodshot.


On this page you'll find 194 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to palsy, such as: affable, amicable, buddy-buddy, clubby, complacent, and congenial.

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