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Definition of Paraplegic


Complete paralysis of the lower half of the body including both legs, usually caused by damage to the spinal cord.


A paralysis distinguished by functional loss in the lower limbs and trunk typically due to vehicular or sporting accidents, gunshot wounds, and falls. Nontraumatic causes like spina bifida, neoplasms, or scoliosis can also cause paraplegia.


n a paralysis characterized by motor or sensory loss in the lower limbs and trunk. Such events occur as a result of automobile and motorcycle accidents, sporting accidents, falls, and gunshot wounds.
Neurology Complete paralysis, paresthesias, loss of sensation and control of voluntary movement in legs, post spinal cord injury or disease.

List of Famous and Well Known People who are/were Paraplegic

Frank Gardner (journalist)
Sharry Konopski
George Corley Wallace
James Langevin

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