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cripple

(krĭp′əl)
n.
a. Often Offensive A person who is partially disabled or unable to use one or more limbs:
b. An animal that is partially disabled or unable to use one or more limbs: cannot race a horse that is a cripple.
tr.v. crip·pled, crip·pling, crip·ples
To cause to lose the use of a limb or limbs.

crip′pler n.
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Governor also appreciated the role of Pakistan Islamic Medical association (PIMA) for their efforts to wipe out the crippling disease from FATA and hoped the PIMA would continue these endeavors in future as well.
A couple years after the ban, we're back to the 18, 19 percent crippling rates.
Fortunately a large number of female had submitted application forms that indicates that they are determine to work against the crippling polio virus," Khalid Kasi added.
Deputy Commissioner while talking to media persons said that polio is an extremely hazardous disease that paralyses the children for the entire life and the anti-polio campaign initiated vigorously, so that the crippling disease could be eradicated.
Bush's budget plan is another step toward his permanent crippling of this country.
Our founding mission of providing charity care for children with crippling conditions is even more important today than it was when Dr.
Wasim Ali on Thursday urged parents to ensure polio drops to protect children from crippling disease.
Located in the heart of Los Angeles, Orthopaedic Hospital is a recognized world leader in patient care, teaching and research in orthopaedic medicine, resulting in an improved quality of life for children and adults with crippling disorders.
He said that there was dire need for creating awareness among masses about the crippling disease.
One-year-old child, identified as Murad, is reportedly the latest victim of the crippling virus.
Police arrested Larsen on May 13 on suspicion of soliciting the murder of former business associate Gerald Winkler and the crippling of former North Hills store manager Mike Simon after a meeting with an undercover officer at a North Hollywood restaurant, said Deputy District Attorney Larry Diamond.
Leroy Lowman's founding mission of providing medical care to children with crippling disorders, when they have no place else to turn," he added.