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  • adj. Of, related to, or suffering from quadriplegia.
  • n. One who suffers from quadriplegia.

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  • n. a person who is paralyzed in both arms and both legs

Etymologies

From the Latin quadra- +‎ -plegic from the Greek πλήσσειν (to strike); probably patterned after paraplegic from the Greek παραπληγή (the paralysis of half of the body). (Wiktionary)

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