Definition of “paraplegic” - English Dictionary

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paraplegicnoun [ C ]

us /ˌpær·əˈpli·dʒɪk/

a person who has lost the ability to move the legs and lower part of the body, usually because of a severe injury to the spine (= bones in the back)

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