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tetraplegia

[te-truh-plee-jee-uh, -juh] /ˌtɛ trəˈpli dʒi ə, -dʒə/
noun, Pathology
Origin
1910-1915
1910-15; tetra- + -plegia
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British Dictionary definitions for tetraplegia

tetraplegia

/ˌtɛtrəˈpliːdʒɪə/
noun
1.
another name for quadriplegia
Derived Forms
tetraplegic, adjective
Word Origin
from tetra- + Greek plegē a blow, from plēssein to strike
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tetraplegia in Medicine

tetraplegia tet·ra·ple·gi·a (tět'rə-plē'jē-ə, -jə)
n.
See quadriplegia.

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