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 quadriparesis (audio) \

Medical Definition of quadriparesis

: 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 22 Apr. 2021.

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