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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Complete or partial loss of movement of the legs and lower torso because of disease or spinal cord injury.

Usage examples (36)
  • The temporary paraplegia was the result of falling from a steep cliff.
  • COLLINS: So we are talking about possible paraplegia or quadriplegia?
  • A remark has been made as to the occurrence of functional paraplegia on p. 337.
  • Mr. Callahan said he realized his paraplegia was not the problem; his alcoholism was. for more
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