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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An acute viral disease marked by inflammation of nerve cells of the brain stem and spinal cord.

Usage examples (35)
  • The name poliomyelitis derives from the Greek words
  • Worst of all, many virus diseases are on the increase, a tendency particularly evident in poliomyelitis.
  • A child is no longer incapacitated by poliomyelitis.
  • All parents know that no child will get poliomyelitis. for more
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