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Quadriplegia Definition

Definition

Injury or disease to a the nervous system can affect the ability to move a particular part of the body. This reduced motor ability is called paralysis.

  • Paraplegia—paralysis of both legs or both arms
  • Quadriplegia (sometimes called tetraplegia)—paralysis of both legs and both arms

Paraplegia

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