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 quadriparesis (audio)
: muscle weakness affecting all four limbs

called also tetraparesis

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“Quadriparesis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/quadriparesis. Accessed 24 Apr. 2024.

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