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


Of or pertaining to paralysis; resembling paralysis.


Affected with paralysis, or palsy.

The cold, shaking, paralytic hand. Prior.


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.


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Par`a*lyt"ic, n.

A person affected with paralysis.


© Webster 1913.

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