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English definition of “quadriplegic”

quadriplegic

noun [C] (Australian English quadruplegic)     /ˌkwɒd.rəˈpliː.dʒɪk/ US  /ˌkwɑː.drə-/
a person who is permanently unable to move any of their arms or legs, often because their back has been injuredHandicap and the disabledDisorders of muscles and the nervous system
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