Quadriplegia (noun)

Paralysis of all four limbs, typically caused by damage to the spinal cord.


From latin quadri- (four) + plaga (stroke) + -ia (condition).


  1. The accident left him with quadriplegia.
  2. He was diagnosed with quadriplegia after the fall.
  3. The patient's quadriplegia was caused by a spinal cord injury.
  4. The quadriplegia patient required a wheelchair to move around.
  5. The doctors were treating the quadriplegia case.
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