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quadriplegic (adj.)

also quadraplegic, "person paralyzed in both arms and legs," 1897, from quadriplegia + -ic. A correct, all-Greek formation would be *tessaraplegic. The noun is first attested 1912, from the adjective.

updated on February 23, 2021

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Definitions of quadriplegic from WordNet

quadriplegic (n.)
a person who is paralyzed in both arms and both legs;
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