Definitions for "Cerebral palsy"
A general term applied to central nervous system disorders found at birth or infancy and affecting muscle control.
A condition which affects muscle development and motor control and often leads to jerky movements. Previously known as 'spasticity'. The symptoms may be associated with more than one condition as not all people who display the symptoms have been positively diagnosed as suffering from cerebral palsy.
A group of conditions that affect control of movement and posture, often leading to problems with muscle strength, flexibility or movement.