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quadriplegic

quadriplegic

noun quad·ri·ple·gic \ˌkwä-drə-ˈplē-jik\

medical : a person who is permanently unable to move or feel both arms and both legs because of injury or illness

Full Definition of QUADRIPLEGIC

:  one affected with paralysis of both arms and both legs
quad·ri·ple·gia \-j(ē-)ə\ noun

Origin of QUADRIPLEGIC

quadriplegia, from New Latin
First Known Use: 1921

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