Par`a*lyt"ic (?), a. [L. paralyticus, Gr. : cf. F. paralytique.]

1.

Of or pertaining to paralysis; resembling paralysis.

2.

Affected with paralysis, or palsy.

The cold, shaking, paralytic hand. Prior.

3.

Inclined or tending to paralysis.

Paralytic secretion Physiol., the fluid, generally thin and watery, secreted from a gland after section or paralysis of its nerves, as the pralytic saliva.

 

© Webster 1913.


Par`a*lyt"ic, n.

A person affected with paralysis.

 

© Webster 1913.

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