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Paralysis

"Paralysis" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

A general term most often used to describe severe or complete loss of muscle strength due to motor system disease from the level of the cerebral cortex to the muscle fiber. This term may also occasionally refer to a loss of sensory function. (From Adams et al., Principles of Neurology, 6th ed, p45)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Paralysis" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Paralysis" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 139 publications over 30 distinct years, with a maximum of 10 publications in 2012
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