quadriplegia

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From the Latin quadri- (four) +‎ plegia, from the Ancient Greek πλήσσειν (plegein, to strike); probably patterned after paraplegia.

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quadriplegia (plural quadriplegias)

  1. paralysis from the neck down
  2. paralysis of all four limbs

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