Definition of “paraplegia” - English Dictionary

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“paraplegia” in British English

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paraplegianoun [ U ]

uk /ˌpær.əˈpliː.dʒə/ us /ˌper.əˈpliː.dʒə/ specialized

loss of the ability to move or feel the legs and lower part of the body, usually because of a severe injury to the spine (= bones in the centre of the back)

(Definition of “paraplegia” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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