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"cerebral palsy" in British English

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cerebral palsynoun [U]

uk   us   /ˌser.ə.brəlˈpɔːl.zi/
a ​physicalconditioninvolvingpermanenttightening of the ​muscles that is ​caused by ​damage to the ​brain around or before the ​time of ​birth
(Definition of cerebral palsy from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"cerebral palsy" in American English

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cerebral palsynoun [U]

 us   /səˈri·brəl ˈpɔl·zi, ˈser·ə-/
a ​physicalconditioninvolvingpermanenttightening of the ​muscles that is caused by ​damage to the ​brain during or before ​birth
(Definition of cerebral palsy from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “cerebral palsy”
in Chinese (Simplified) 大脑性麻痹, 脑瘫…
in Chinese (Traditional) 腦癱, 腦麻痺…
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