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quadriplegicadjective

specialized Australian English quadruplegic uk   /ˌkwɒd.rəˈpliː.dʒɪk/ us   /ˌkwɑː.drəˈpliː.dʒɪk/ also tetraplegic, /ˌtet.rəˈpliː.dʒɪk/
permanently unable to move or feel your arms or legs, usually because of a severe injury to the spine (= bones in the centre of the back)

quadriplegicnoun [C]

specialized Australian English quadruplegic also tetraplegic, /ˌtet.rəˈpliː.dʒɪk/
a person who is permanently unable to move or feel their arms or legs, usually because of a severe injury to the spine (= bones in the centre of the back)
(Definition of quadriplegic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “quadriplegic”
in Chinese (Simplified) 四肢瘫痪…
in Chinese (Traditional) 四肢癱瘓者…
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