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

noun, Pathology.
a person with .
of, relating to, or afflicted with qudriplegia
a person afflicted with quadriplegia

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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