quadriplegia

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Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

quadriplegia (countable and uncountable, plural quadriplegias)

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

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From quadri- +‎ -plegia.

Noun[edit]

quadriplegia f (plural quadriplegie)

  1. quadriplegia
    Synonym: tetraplegia

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