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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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paraplegicadjective

uk   /ˌpær.əˈpliː.dʒɪk/ us   /ˌper.əˈpliː.dʒɪk/ specialized
unable to move or feel the legs or lower part of the body: Is he paraplegic?

paraplegicnoun [C]

specialized
someone who is unable to move or feel the legs or lower part of the body: She does a lot of work with paraplegics.
(Definition of paraplegic from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “paraplegic”
in Chinese (Simplified) 截瘫的,半身麻痹的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 截癱的(人),半身麻痺的(人),半身不遂的(人)…
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