Paraplegic
Paraplegia Par`a*ple"gi*a, Paraplegy Par"a*ple`gy, n. [NL. paraplegia, fr. Gr. ? hemiplegia, fr. ? to strike at the side; para` beside + ? to strike: cf. F. parapl['e]gie.] (Med.) Palsy of the lower half of the body on both sides, caused usually by disease of the spinal cord. -- {Par`a*pleg"ic}, a. [1913 Webster]

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  • paraplegic — PARAPLÉGIC, Ă, paraplegici, ce, adj., s.m. şi f. (Persoană) care suferă de paraplegie. – Din fr. paraplégique. Trimis de valeriu, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DEX 98  paraplégic adj. m., s. m. (sil. ple ), pl …   Dicționar Român

  • paraplegic — [[t]pæ̱rəpli͟ːʤɪk[/t]] paraplegics N COUNT A paraplegic is someone who cannot move the lower half of their body, for example because of an injury to their spine. ADJ Paraplegic is also an adjective. A passenger was injured so badly he will be… …   English dictionary

  • paraplegic — UK [ˌpærəˈpliːdʒɪk] / US [ˌperəˈplɪdʒɪk] noun [countable] Word forms paraplegic : singular paraplegic plural paraplegics someone who is affected by paraplegia Derived word: paraplegic UK / US adjective …   English dictionary

  • paraplegic — Relating to or suffering from paraplegia. * * * para·ple·gic plē jik adj of, relating to, or affected with paraplegia paraplegic n an individual affected with paraplegia * * * para·ple·gic (par″ə pleґjik) 1. pertaining to or of the… …   Medical dictionary

  • paraplegic — par|a|ple|gic [ˌpærəˈpli:dʒık] n someone who is unable to move the lower part of their body, including their legs →↑paralysed >paraplegic adj …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • paraplegic — noun (C) someone who is unable to move the lower part of their body including their legs paraplegic adjective …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • paraplegic — [ˌpærəˈpliːdʒɪk] noun [C] someone who cannot move the parts of their body below their waist paraplegic adj …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • paraplegic — paraplegia ► NOUN ▪ paralysis of the legs and lower body. DERIVATIVES paraplegic adjective & noun. ORIGIN Greek, from parapl ssein strike at the side …   English terms dictionary

  • paraplegic — adjective or noun see paraplegia …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • paraplegic — See paraplegia. * * * …   Universalium

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