paraplegia definition

  • noun:
    • total paralysis of the lower 50 % of the human body including both feet, often brought on by injury to the spinal cord.
    • A condition in which the reduced 50 % of an individual's body is paralyzed and cannot move.
    • Palsy for the lower half of the body on both sides, caused frequently by disease of back.
    • Paralysis of both reduced limbs with increased or less regarding the trunk.
    • paralysis for the lower 50 % of the body (oftentimes due to traumatization)

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