Como dizer "ficar paraplégico, ficar tetraplégico" em inglês

Donay Mendonça 22 102 1.5k
Português: ficar paraplégico, ficar tetraplégico
Inglês: become paraplegic, become tetraplegic, become quadriplegic

"Tetraplégico recupera movimentos das mãos com cirurgia pioneira." [Globo.com]

Exemplos:
  1. White Sox pitcher John Danks denied allegations of negligence from a high school friend who became paraplegic at his Chicago condo in 2010.
  2. Actor Christopher Reeve is a famous example of the complications of bedsores. The famous actor, who became quadriplegic after falling from his horse, succumbed to complications of a pressure ulcer, more commonly known as a bedsore. Bedridden patients not uncommonly develop bedsores. [The Examiner - USA]
  3. Both his passengers suffered "catastrophic" injuries, said the judge. AC lost an arm and became tetraplegic. [telegraph.co.uk]

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jorgeluiz 1 6 91
Corroborando às assertivas de Donay verifiquei no The Free Dictionary:
Thesaurus Legend: Synonyms Related Words Antonyms
Noun 1. palsy - loss of the ability to move a body partpalsy - loss of the ability to move a body part
paralysis
akinesia, akinesis - motionlessness attributable to a temporary paralysis
alalia - paralysis of the vocal cords resulting in an inability to speak
cystoparalysis, cystoplegia - paralysis of the urinary bladder
diplegia - paralysis of corresponding parts on both sides of the body
Erb's palsy, Erb-Duchenne paralysis - paralysis of the arm resulting from injury to the brachial plexus (usually during childbirth)
monoplegia - paralysis of a single limb
ophthalmoplegia - paralysis of the motor nerves of the eye
disfunction, dysfunction - (medicine) any disturbance in the functioning of an organ or body part or a disturbance in the functioning of a social group; "erectile dysfunction"; "sexual relationship dysfunction"
paresis - a slight or partial paralysis
paraplegia - paralysis of the lower half of the body (most often as a result of trauma)
hemiplegia, unilateral paralysis - paralysis of one side of the body
quadriplegia - paralysis of both arms and both legs
2. palsy - a condition marked by uncontrollable tremor
symptom - (medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease
Verb 1. palsy - affect with palsy
paralyse, paralyze - cause to be paralyzed and immobile; "The poison paralyzed him"; "Fear paralyzed her

simplificando ficaria: palsy of the inferior part of the body and palsy of the superior part of the body or palsy of both parts of the body.


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PPAULO 6 47 1.1k
Just as an aside.
Quadriplegia / Tetraplegia: is when a person has a spinal cord injury above the first thoracic vertebra, paralysis usually affects the cervical spinal nerves resulting in paralysis of all four limbs.


Paraplegia: is when the level of spinal cord injury occurs below the first thoracic spinal nerve. The degree at which the person is paralysed can vary from the impairment of leg movement, to complete paralysis of the legs and abdomen up to the nipple line. Paraplegics have full use of their arms and hands.

http://www.apparelyzed.com/paralysis.html
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