Quadriplegia definitions

kwŏd'rə-plē'jə, -jē-ə
Complete paralysis of the body from the neck down.
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Total paralysis of the body from the neck down.
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Complete paralysis of the body from the neck down.
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Paralysis of the body from the neck down, caused by injury to the spinal cord.
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Paralysis from the neck down.
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Paralysis of all four limbs.
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Origin of quadriplegia

From the Latin quadri- (“four") +"Ž plegia, from the Ancient Greek πλήσσειν (plegein, “to strike"); probably patterned after paraplegia.