HyperDic: paraplegic

English > 2 senses of the word paraplegic:
ADJECTIVEallparaplegicsuffering complete paralysis of the lower half of the body usually resulting from damage to the spinal cord
NOUNperson paraplegica person who has paraplegia (is paralyzed / paralyzed from the waist down)
paraplegic > pronunciation
Soundspeh.rahpleh'gihk; peh.rahpliy'jhihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > paraplegic: 2 senses > adjective 1
MeaningSuffering complete paralysis of the lower half of the body usually resulting from damage to the spinal cord.
Broaderill, sickAffected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function
Spanishparaplégico, parapléjico
Catalanparaplègic
Nounsparaplegiaparalysis of the lower half of the body (most often as a result of trauma)
paraplegica person who has paraplegia (is paralyzed / paralyzed from the waist down)
English > paraplegic: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA person who has paraplegia (is paralyzed / paralyzed from the waist down).
Broaderhandicapped personA person who has some condition that markedly restricts their ability to function physically or mentally or socially
Spanishparapléjico
Catalanparaplègic
Adjectivesparaplegicsuffering complete paralysis of the lower half of the body usually resulting from damage to the spinal cord

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