Definition of cerebral palsy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


cerebral palsy

BrE BrE//ˌserəbrəl ˈpɔːlzi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌserəbrəl ˈpɔːlzi//
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a medical condition usually caused by brain damage before or at birth that causes the loss of control of movement in the arms and legs
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cerebral palsy