Definition of Quadriplegic
noun. Complete paralysis of the body from the neck down.
A person who is paralyzed in both arms and both legs
handicapped person - a person who has some condition that markedly restricts their ability to function physically or mentally or socially
Neurology Paralysis of both arms and both legs, as seen in a high spinal cord accident or stroke. See Spinal cord injury, Stroke.
Paralysis of all four limbs; tetraplegia. Indicative of spinal cord injury in the upper cervical area.
May be acute or gradual in onset depending on the nature of the lesion.
List of Famous and Well Known People who are/were Quadriplegic
Brad Zdanivsky – First quadriplegic rock climber