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quadriplegic

[kwod-ruh-plee-jik, -plej-ik] /ˌkwɒd rəˈpli dʒɪk, -ˈplɛdʒ ɪk/
noun, Pathology
1.
a person with quadriplegia.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65; quadripleg(ia) + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for quadriplegics

quadriplegic

/ˌkwɒdrɪˈpliːdʒɪk/
adjective
1.
of, relating to, or afflicted with qudriplegia
noun
2.
a person afflicted with quadriplegia
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Word Origin and History for quadriplegics

quadriplegic

adj.

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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