quadriplegic

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From the Latin quadra- and +‎ -plegic from Ancient Greek πλήσσειν (plḗssein, to strike); probably patterned after paraplegic from the Ancient Greek παραπληγή (paraplēgḗ, the paralysis of half of the body).

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quadriplegic (not comparable)

  1. Of, related to, or suffering from quadriplegia.

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quadriplegic (plural quadriplegics)

  1. One who suffers from quadriplegia.

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