paraplegia

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Etymology[edit]

From New Latin paraplegia, from Ancient Greek παραπληγία ‎(paraplēgía), Ionic Greek for παραπληξία ‎(paraplēksía, paralysis on one side), from παραπλήσσεσθαι ‎(paraplḗssesthai, to be stricken on one side), active παραπλήσσειν ‎(paraplḗssein, to strike on one side), from παρά ‎(pará, beside) + πλήσσειν ‎(plḗssein, to strike).

Noun[edit]

paraplegia ‎(countable and uncountable, plural paraplegias)

  1. (pathology) A condition where the lower half of a patient's body is paralyzed and cannot move.

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Adjective[edit]

paraplegia ‎(accusative singular paraplegian, plural paraplegiaj, accusative plural paraplegiajn)

  1. of or related to paraplegia, paraplegic
  2. (of a person) having paraplegia, paraplegic

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paraplegia f ‎(plural paraplegie)

  1. (pathology) paraplegia

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Noun[edit]

paraplegia f (plural paraplegias)

  1. (pathology) paraplegia (condition of being paralysed from the waist down)