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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Illness & disability
paraplegicpar‧a‧ple‧gic /ˌpærəˈpliːdʒɪk◂/ noun [countable]  MIsomeone who is unable to move the lower part of their body, including their legsparalysedparaplegic adjective
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paraplegicHis spinal cord was severed, and he became a paraplegic.There were so many stories going around about people who had only looked at a tab before becoming immediately paraplegic or dead.
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