Paraplegy
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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  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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