Quadriplegic



[kwod-ruh-plee-jik, -plej-ik] /ˌkwɒd rəˈpli dʒɪk, -ˈplɛdʒ ɪk/

noun, Pathology.
1.
a person with .
/ˌkwɒdrɪˈpliːdʒɪk/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or afflicted with qudriplegia
noun
2.
a person afflicted with quadriplegia
adj.

also quadraplegic, 1897, from quadriplegia + -ic. A correct, all-Greek formation would be *tessaraplegic. The noun is first attested 1912, from the adjective.

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