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Pertaining to or afflicted with quadriplegia.
Synonym(s): tetraplegic


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


Pertaining to or afflicted with quadriplegia.
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Quadriplegics from Colorado, Michigan and Arizona, among other states, have traveled to St.
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.
She set a record forthe world's longest solo sail by a quadriplegic.
QL plays the nurse of a depressed, suicidal quadriplegic who was an ace forensics investigator before he was wounded.
The plaintiff was Shawn Meneely, who became a quadriplegic after diving into the swimming pool at his grandfather's home eleven years ago.
Rebecca Colpitts was left quadriplegic by the accident when she was nine.
Though I am not quadriplegic, my hands and arms are affected, as are my vision and balance.
One resident I've worked with is a 55-year-old man who's been a quadriplegic for 23 years," Weisweaver says.
For example, Larry McAfee, a quadriplegic, wanted to end his life rather than cope with a system that denied him the right to work or make his own decisions.
The recipient of the Association for Justice's 2010 Consumer Advocacy award, Coben has obtained numerous seven- and eight-figure verdicts and settlements nationwide, including a $26 million verdict for a woman rendered a quadriplegic in a motor vehicle accident involving a seat failure, and a $12 million verdict for a high school football player who became a quadriplegic due to the defective design of his helmet.