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paraplegianoun [U]

uk   /ˌpær.əˈpliː.dʒə/  us   /ˌper-/ specialized
loss of the ​ability to ​move or ​feel in the ​legs and ​lowerpart of the ​body, usually because of a ​severeinjury to the spine (= ​bones in the ​centre of the back)
(Definition of paraplegia from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “paraplegia”
in Chinese (Simplified) 截瘫, 下身麻痹…
in Chinese (Traditional) 截癱, 下半身麻痺…
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