Quadriplegic (noun)

A person who is paralyzed in both arms and both legs.


Late 19th century: from latin quadri- "four" + paralysed (see paraplegic).


  1. The accident left him quadriplegic and unable to move or feel anything below his neck.
  2. Quadriplegia is a severe form of paralysis that can result from spinal cord injury, brain damage, or certain diseases.
  3. People with quadriplegia often require extensive medical care and rehabilitation.
  4. Wheelchairs, breathing machines, and other assistive devices can help quadriplegics live more independent lives.
  5. There is still much research to be done in the field of spinal cord injury, with the hope of someday finding a cure for quadriplegia.
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