quadriplegic


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qua·dri·ple·gic

(kwah'dri-plē'jik),
Pertaining to or afflicted with quadriplegia.
Synonym(s): tetraplegic

quadriplegic

/quad·ri·ple·gic/ (-ple´jik)
1. of, pertaining to, or characterized by quadriplegia.
2. an individual with quadriplegia.

quad·ri·ple·gic

(kwahd'ri-plē'jik)
Pertaining to or afflicted with quadriplegia.
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OPAK said quadriplegics receive e1/4854 per month from the state, a feat they achieved in 2006 on the basis that for three shifts a week, a domestic worker from a third country would be employed for 150 Cyprus pounds per month.
Quadriplegics from Colorado, Michigan and Arizona, among other states, have traveled to St.
I thought the Court of Appeals justices who handled the quadriplegics plea of innocence were more intelligent than the judge.
Another 10 quadriplegic patients who took part in the tests were also able to operate a computer and write messages through sniffing, Sobel was quoted as saying.
I will be returning as a quadriplegic yachtsman and it is a personal challenge where I feel I will be closing the circle from having my accident and returning again as a yachtsman.
In a second record-breaking challenge, she solo circumnavigated the Isle of Wight in July last year, becoming the first female quadriplegic to do so.
They are paraplegics, quadriplegics and serious stroke victims who were not supposed to be able to walk on their own again -- let alone cross the finish line of their city's marathon on their feet and have a medal placed around their necks.
But the challenge of working on one of the Air Force's newest weapon systems does not compare to the challenge that Gabriel faced in 1995 when, while on his way to a class to complete his master of science degree in mechanical engineering, an automobile accident left him a quadriplegic with little feeling below the neck.
At birth, he was a quadriplegic with cerebral palsy, and he was unable to learn to speak.
His broken neck and fractured vertebrae were left untreated, and he became quadriplegic.
We then see her life as a high-level quadriplegic in what appears to be a nice nursing home and care facility.
A severely paralysed woman has become the first quadriplegic to sail solo across the English Channel.