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PARAPLEGIC

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does paraplegic mean? 

PARAPLEGIC (noun)
  The noun PARAPLEGIC has 1 sense:

1. a person who has paraplegia (is paralyzed from the waist down)

  Familiarity information: PARAPLEGIC used as a noun is very rare.


PARAPLEGIC (adjective)
  The adjective PARAPLEGIC has 1 sense:

1. suffering complete paralysis of the lower half of the body usually resulting from damage to the spinal cord

  Familiarity information: PARAPLEGIC used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PARAPLEGIC (noun)


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Meaning:

A person who has paraplegia (is paralyzed from the waist down)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Hypernyms ("paraplegic" is a kind of...):

handicapped person (a person who has some condition that markedly restricts their ability to function physically or mentally or socially)


PARAPLEGIC (adjective)


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Meaning:

Suffering complete paralysis of the lower half of the body usually resulting from damage to the spinal cord

Similar:

ill; sick (affected by an impairment of normal physical or mental function)


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