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  • noun A quadriplegic.


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  • I just saw this word used in a journal I'm working on. Why would someone use this word instead of 'paraplegic?'

    October 6, 2008

  • Isn't paraplegic having either the arms or the legs disabled? Tetraplegic I assume is all four limbs.

    October 6, 2008

  • Quadriplegic.

    October 6, 2008

  • Sorry. I meant quadriplegic. So, why?

    October 6, 2008

  • The Tripods are coming.

    October 6, 2008

  • Oh right. Just to be different, I suppose. I think I prefer tetraplegic.

    October 6, 2008