Synonyms for paraplegic

Grammar : Adj
Spell : par-uh-plee-jee-uh, -juh
Phonetic Transcription : ˌpær əˈpli dʒi ə, -dʒə

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Définition of paraplegic

Origin :
  • c.1822; see paraplegia + -ic. The noun meaning "paraplegic person" is first recorded 1890. An earlier adjectival form was paraplectic (1660s).
  • As in paralytic : adj impaired in movement
Example sentences :
  • The patient was paraplegic, and death ensued thirty-three hours after admission.
  • Extract from : « A Treatise on Gunshot Wounds » by Thomas Longmore

Antonyms for paraplegic

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