quadriparesis

noun
quad·​ri·​pa·​re·​sis | \ ˌkwäd-rə-pə-ˈrē-səs How to pronounce quadriparesis (audio) , -ˈpar-ə- How to pronounce quadriparesis (audio) \
plural quadripareses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce quadripareses (audio) \

Medical Definition of quadriparesis

: muscle weakness affecting all four limbs

called also tetraparesis

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