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In our story logic which we're making up, if we're saying he's alive, then like a quadriplegic who's in bed he can move his head and shoulders, but he can't move his arms. If he could just turn on that power to his legs and arms, the nerves could get through and he could walk.
John Badham

Meaning of "quadriplegic" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF QUADRIPLEGIC

quadriplegic  [ˌkwɒdrɪˈpliːdʒɪk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF QUADRIPLEGIC

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Quadriplegic can act as a noun and an adjective.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

The adjective is the word that accompanies the noun to determine or qualify it.

WHAT DOES QUADRIPLEGIC MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Tetraplegia

Tetraplegia, also known as quadriplegia, is paralysis caused by illness or injury to a human that results in the partial or total loss of use of all their limbs and torso; paraplegia is similar but does not affect the arms. The loss is usually sensory and motor, which means that both sensation and control are lost. Tetraparesis or quadriparesis, on the other hand, means muscle weakness affecting all four limbs. It may be flaccid or spastic.

Definition of quadriplegic in the English dictionary

The definition of quadriplegic in the dictionary is of, relating to, or afflicted with qudriplegia. Other definition of quadriplegic is a person afflicted with quadriplegia.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH QUADRIPLEGIC


adrenergic
ˌædrəˈnɜːdʒɪk
allergic
əˈlɜːdʒɪk
anticholinergic
ˌæntɪˌkɒlɪˈnɜːdʒɪk
cholinergic
ˌkəʊlɪˈnɜːdʒɪk
choregic
kəˈriːdʒɪk
cycloplegic
ˌsaɪkləˈpliːdʒɪk
diplegic
daɪˈpliːdʒɪk
dopaminergic
ˌdəʊpəmiːnˈɜːdʒɪk
geostrategic
ˌdʒiːəʊstrəˈtiːdʒɪk
hemiplegic
ˌhemɪˈpliːdʒɪk
lethargic
lɪˈθɑːdʒɪk
monoplegic
ˌmɒnəʊˈpliːdʒɪk
nonstrategic
ˌnɒnstrəˈtiːdʒɪk
noradrenergic
nɔːrˌædrəˈnɜːdʒɪk
paraplegic
ˌpærəˈpliːdʒɪk
quadraplegic
ˌkwɒdrəˈpliːdʒɪk
strategic
strəˈtiːdʒɪk
synergic
sɪˈnɜːdʒɪk
Tajik
ˈtɑːdʒɪk
tetraplegic
ˌtetrəˈpliːdʒɪk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE QUADRIPLEGIC

quadriller
quadrillion
quadrillionth
quadrilocular
quadringenary
quadrinomial
quadripartite
quadripartition
quadriphonic
quadriplegia
quadripole
quadrireme
quadrisect
quadrisection
quadrisyllabic
quadrisyllable
quadrivalence
quadrivalency
quadrivalent
quadrivia

WORDS THAT END LIKE QUADRIPLEGIC

bibliopegic
biologic
black magic
cryptologic
ecologic
epidemiologic
fuzzy logic
geologic
gynecologic
histologic
histopathologic
hydrologic
logic
magic
nostalgic
pathologic
physiologic
psychologic
tragic
virologic

Synonyms and antonyms of quadriplegic in the English dictionary of synonyms

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Translation of «quadriplegic» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF QUADRIPLEGIC

Find out the translation of quadriplegic to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of quadriplegic from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «quadriplegic» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

四肢瘫痪
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

tetrapléjico
570 millions of speakers

English

quadriplegic
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

quadriplegic
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مشلول
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

парализованный
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

tetraplégico
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

quadriplegic
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

tétraplégique
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Quadriplegic
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Tetraplegiker
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

四肢麻痺
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

사지 마비
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Quadriplegic
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

liệt tứ chi
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

quadriplegic
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

क्वाड्रीप्लेगल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

kuadriparatik
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

tetraplegico
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

czterokończynowe
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

паралізований
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

tetraplegic
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

τετραπληγία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

kwadrupleeg
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

tetraplegi
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

quadriplegic
5 millions of speakers

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «QUADRIPLEGIC»

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about quadriplegic

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QUOTES WITH «QUADRIPLEGIC»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word quadriplegic.
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John Badham
In our story logic which we're making up, if we're saying he's alive, then like a quadriplegic who's in bed he can move his head and shoulders, but he can't move his arms. If he could just turn on that power to his legs and arms, the nerves could get through and he could walk.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «QUADRIPLEGIC»

Discover the use of quadriplegic in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to quadriplegic and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Ascent: How One Quadriplegic Fought for a Full Life and Soared
An inspirational account of the author's life as a disabled survivor describes the training accident that rendered him a quadriplegic, his rehabilitation, and his efforts to run a business and become a glider pilot in spite of limited ...
Bruce McGhie, 2007
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Me Before You: A Novel
A Love Story for this generation, Me Before You brings to life two people who couldn’t have less in common—a heartbreakingly romantic novel that asks, What do you do when making the person you love happy also means breaking your own ...
Jojo Moyes, 2012
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Clinical Anesthesia
Paradoxical respiration in the quadriplegic patient results from partial chest wall collapse during inspiration; it may produce limitation of the tidal volume and an increased risk of hypoventilation.'10 The situation is aggravated when the patient  ...
Paul G. Barash, 2009
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Ethical Issues in Neurology
Some patients who have been rendered suddenly quadriplegic and ventilator dependent may express the unequivocal wish to die during the acute phase of their illness as a result of a reactive depressive response to their great functional loss ...
James L. Bernat, 2008
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Assistive Technology: Shaping the Future : AAATE'03
Adaptation. of. the. Computer. Workplace. for. the. Quadriplegic. Person. Dusan SlMSJK, Alena GALAJDOVA Department of Instrumental and Biomedical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering Faculty, Technical University of Kosice, Letna 9, ...
Ger M. Craddock, 2003
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Contemporary Management of Spinal Cord Injury: From Impact ...
This is not accurate in quadriplegic patients.102227 Early fixation may be beneficial for the management of secretions and pulmonary toilet, but patients should be placed in the supine position for weaning purposes. In a quadriplegic patient, ...
Charles H. Tator, Edward C. Benzel, 2000
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Wheeling and Dealing: Living with Spinal Cord Injury
Stan, a slender 49-year-old quadriplegic man who works at a nonprofit organization, complained about difficulties withstanding the heat. He regularly attends a Wednesday night Bible study group, but not when "the hot weather sets in.
Esther I. Wilder, 2006
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Nursing Care Plans & Documentation: Nursing Diagnoses and ...
If the client is functionally able, encourage independence with the bowel program ; if client is quadriplegic, with limited hand function, incorporate assistive devices or attendant care, as needed. 15. Teaching bowel management techniques, ...
Lynda Juall Carpenito-Moyet, 2009
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Cerebral Palsy
These children are often called severe diplegia or mild quadriplegia, and for the purpose of this discussion, we will consider these individuals to have quadriplegic pattern involvement. By definition, these are individuals who use walking aids ...
Freeman Miller, 2005
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Why I Burned My Book and Other Essays on Disability
... "Tiring of Life Without Freedom, Quadriplegic David Rivlin Chooses to Die among Friends," People, 32 (August 7, 1989), 56-58; Joseph P. Shapiro, "Larry McAfee, Invisible Man," U.S. News and World Report, February 19, 1990, 59-60. 10.
Paul K. Longmore, 2003

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «QUADRIPLEGIC»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term quadriplegic is used in the context of the following news items.
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Mom of Quadriplegic Man Left in Woods Found Competent for Trial
A woman accused of dumping her quadriplegic son in the woods of a Philadelphia park for five days so she could visit her boyfriend in Maryland has been found ... «NBC 10 Philadelphia, Jun 15»
2
Former quadriplegic runs, walks to show others they can
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The worst day of Aaron Baker's life wasn't when the then-20-year-old professional motocross racer crashed his bike one spring day in ... «Yahoo News, May 15»
3
VIDEO: Barbara Turnbull, quadriplegic and victim of high-profile …
Barbara Turnbull, who became a household name in Mississauga after she was shot and left a quadriplegic back in 1983, died over the weekend. «Mississauga, May 15»
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Mother of Abandoned Quadriplegic Man Waives Extradition From …
The mother of a 21-year-old quadriplegic man left in a wooded area of a Philadelphia park for five days with just blankets and a bible waived her right to fight ... «NBC 10 Philadelphia, Apr 15»
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Mom of Quadriplegic Man With Cerebral Palsy Abandoned in …
The Philadelphia woman accused of abandoning her quadriplegic son with cerebral palsy and leaving him alone in the woods for over five days with nothing but ... «NBC 10 Philadelphia, Apr 15»
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Quadriplegic man found 4 days after mom left him in woods, police say
(CNN) For more than four days, police say, a 21-year-old quadriplegic with cerebral palsy was left lying in the woods of Philadelphia's Cobbs Creek Park with ... «CNN, Apr 15»
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European rights court mulls whether to let French quadriplegic die
Vincent Lambert, 38, who was left severely brain damaged and quadriplegic as a result of a 2008 road accident, has for months been at the centre of a judicial ... «Yahoo News, Jan 15»
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Kevin Peaslee Sentenced For Shaking Daughter To Quadriplegic
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — A Maine man insisted he is not a violent person, as he was sentenced Friday to seven years in prison for shaking his 6-month-old ... «Huffington Post, Nov 14»
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Caregiver found guilty of murder of quadriplegic man in south St …
ST. LOUIS COUNTY • A caregiver of a quadriplegic man from south St. Louis County was found guilty of first degree murder and first degree arson after a trial ... «STLtoday.com, Nov 14»
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Conman pretended to be quadriplegic for two years but was caught …
A fraudster who pretended to be a quadriplegic who would slip into a coma was caught taking shopping trips and holidays with his family. Alan Knight, 47 ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Oct 14»

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« EDUCALINGO. Quadriplegic [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/quadriplegic>. Dec 2019 ».
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