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Relating to or suffering from paraplegia.

Synonym: paraplectic.

paralysed from the waist down, usually as a result of damage to the spinal cord.

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Re: Famous People with Disabilities

... much nicer than the often heard phrase that people got famous DESPITE their inability... Wolfgang Schäuble, a german politician who was shot an is paraplegic since then, put it like this: "Basically, all human beings are handicapped, but the advantage of us disabled is that we know it." ...

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by DanielSan
Mon Oct 17, 2011 9:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Famous People with Disabilities
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Stem Cell Research

... let you guys know a little about me and why im on here..... Back in december my Fiance got into a dirt bike accident, and causing him to become a paraplegic.... it doesnt bother me one bit but he gets sad sometimes and then when we found out about the stem cell research it gave us hope and i wondered ...

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by crisnash
Fri Jan 12, 2007 9:39 pm
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Stem Cell Research
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