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quad·ri·ple·gia

 (kwŏd′rə-plē′jə, -jē-ə)
n.
Complete paralysis of the body from the neck down. Also called tetraplegia.

[quadri- (because all four limbs are affected ) + -plegia.]

quad′ri·ple′gic adj. & n.
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quadriplegia

(ˌkwɒdrɪˈpliːdʒɪə; -dʒə)
n
(Pathology) pathol paralysis of all four limbs, usually as the result of injury to the spine. Also called: tetraplegia Compare hemiplegia, paraplegia
[C20: from quadri- + Greek plēgē a blow, from plēssein to strike]
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quad•ri•ple•gi•a

(ˌkwɒd rəˈpli dʒi ə, -dʒə)

n.
paralysis of all four limbs or of the entire body below the neck.
[1920–25]
quad`ri•ple′gic, n., adj.
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quad·ri·ple·gi·a

(kwŏd′rə-plē′jē-ə)
Paralysis of the body from the neck down, caused by injury to the spinal cord.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.quadriplegia - paralysis of both arms and both legs
palsy, paralysis - loss of the ability to move a body part
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Translations
kvadruplegie
kvadriplegija

quadriplegia

[ˌkwɒdrɪˈpliːdʒə] Ncuadriplegia f, tetraplegia f
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quadriplegia

nTetraplegie f
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quad·ri·ple·gi·a

n. cuadriplegia, parálisis de las cuatro extremidades.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

quadriplegia

n tetraplejía, cuadriplejía
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The overall decrease in the incidence of quadriplegia in high school football players, from 2.2 per 100,000 participants in 1976 to 0.4 per 100,000 in 1984, was attributed to the successful implementation of these rules (3).
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He then spent three months in agony in a private clinic, having suffered nerve damage which resulted in quadriplegia and the subsequent cardiopulmonary failure which caused his death.
At the age of 17, Richard survived an automobile accident which resulted in quadriplegia in 1966.
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