pal·sy /ˈpɔlzɪ/ 名詞
Pal·sy n.; pl. Palsies Med. Paralysis, complete or partial. See Paralysis. “One sick of the palsy.”
Bell's palsy, paralysis of the facial nerve, producing distortion of one side of the face; -- so called from Sir Charles Bell, an English surgeon who described it.
Scrivener's palsy. See Writer's cramp, under Writer.
Shaking palsy, Med. paralysis agitans, a disease usually occurring in old people, characterized by muscular tremors and a peculiar shaking and tottering gait; now called parkinsonism, or Parkinson's disease.
Pal·sy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Palsied p. pr. & vb. n. Palsying.] To affect with palsy, or as with palsy; to deprive of action or energy; to paralyze.
n 1: loss of the ability to move a body part [syn: paralysis]
2: a condition marked by uncontrollable tremor
v : affect with palsy
a shorter form of "paralysis." Many persons thus afflicted were
cured by our Lord (Matt. 4:24; 8:5-13; 9:2-7; Mark 2:3-11; Luke
7:2-10; John 5:5-7) and the apostles (Acts 8:7; 9:33, 34).