From the Latinquadra- and + -plegic from Ancient Greek πλήσσειν (plēssein, “to strike”); probably patterned after paraplegic from the Ancient Greek παραπληγή (paraplēgē, “the paralysis of half of the body”).
Quadriplegic Sentence Examples
Brown was a quadriplegic who had control over only one part his body, his left foot.
Brilliant quadriplegic criminalist Lincoln Rhyme knows the killer only too well.
Spastic refers to diplegic impairment of either legs or arms, quadriplegic involving all four extremities, hemiplegic or one-sided involvement of arms and legs, or double hemiplegic impairment of both sides, arms and legs.