quadriplegia
noun see quadriplegic

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  • quadriplegia — /kwadriple dʒia/ s.f. [comp. di quadri e plegia ]. (med.) [paralisi di tutti e quattro gli arti] ▶◀ tetraplegia …   Enciclopedia Italiana

  • quadriplegia — (n.) 1895, from QUADRI (Cf. quadri ) + ending from PARAPLEGIA (Cf. paraplegia) …   Etymology dictionary

  • quadriplegia — s. f. [Medicina] O mesmo que tetraplegia.   ‣ Etimologia: quadri + plegia …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • quadriplegia — ► NOUN Medicine ▪ paralysis of all four limbs. DERIVATIVES quadriplegic adjective & noun …   English terms dictionary

  • quadriplegia — [kwä΄dri plē′jē ə, kwä΄dri plē′jə] n. [ModL: see QUADRI & PLEGIA] total paralysis of the body from the neck down quadriplegic [kwä΄driplē′jik] adj., n …   English World dictionary

  • Quadriplegia — Infobox Disease Name = PAGENAME Caption = DiseasesDB = ICD10 = ICD10|G|82|5|g|80 ICD9 = ICD9|344.0 ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D011782 Quadriplegia, also known as tetraplegia, is a symptom in which a… …   Wikipedia

  • quadriplegia — /kwod reuh plee jee euh, jeuh/, n. Pathol. paralysis of all four limbs or of the entire body below the neck. Also called tetraplegia. [1920 25; QUADRI + PLEGIA] * * * …   Universalium

  • quadriplegia — noun a) paralysis from the neck down b) paralysis of all four limbs Syn: tetraplegia See Also: quadriplegic, paraplegic, paraplegia …   Wiktionary

  • Quadriplegia — Paralysis of all four limbs, both arms and both legs, as from a high spinal cord accident or stroke. * * * Paralysis of all four limbs. SYN: tetraplegia. [quadri + G. plege, stroke] * * * quad·ri·ple·gia .kwäd rə plē j(ē )ə n paralysis of all… …   Medical dictionary

  • quadriplegia — qua·dri·ple·gì·a s.f. TS med. non com. → tetraplegia {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: 1959. ETIMO: comp. di quadri e plegia …   Dizionario italiano

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