|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
paraplegia par·a·ple·gi·a (pār'ə-plē'jē-ə, -jə)
Complete paralysis of the lower half of the body including both legs, usually caused by damage to the spinal cord.
|paraplegia (pār'ə-plē'jē-ə) Pronunciation Key
Paralysis of the lower part of the body, caused by injury to the spinal cord.