Definitions for quadriplegic
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quad•ri•ple•gi•aˌkwɒd rəˈpli dʒi ə, -dʒə(n.)
paralysis of all four limbs or of the entire body below the neck.
Origin of quadriplegia:
a person who is paralyzed in both arms and both legs
One who suffers from quadriplegia.
Origin: From the Latin quadra- from the Greek πλήσσειν (to strike); probably patterned after paraplegic from the Greek παραπληγή (the paralysis of half of the body).
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