Translation of quadriplegia in Spanish:

quadriplegia

tetraplejía, n.

Pronunciation /ˌkwɒdrɪˈpliːdʒə//ˌkwɑdrəˈplidʒ(i)ə/

noun

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    tetraplejía feminine
    • She developed Reye's syndrome and was left with brain damage, spastic quadriplegia, and epilepsy and a life expectancy of 40.
    • Deep vein thrombosis, anemia, quadriplegia, and paraplegia were similar between the 2 groups.
    • Paralysis can involve all four extremities, a condition called quadriplegia or tetraplegia, or only the lower body, resulting in paraplegia.
    • The most common forms of cerebral palsy in children who have been born preterm are spastic hemiplegia or quadriplegia (bilateral).
    • David was born with hydrocephalus, has spastic quadriplegia and severe learning disabilities, and is virtually blind.