noun. ['ˈpoʊliːˌoʊ'] an acute viral disease marked by inflammation of nerve cells of the brain stem and spinal cord.
- infectious disease
- infantile paralysis
Words that Rhyme with Polio
Example sentences of the word polio
1. Noun, singular or mass
Dorothea Lange walked with a limp from polio, but went on to travel the world.
Quotes containing the word polio
1. Fear is the polio of the soul which prevents our walking by faith.
- Clarence Jordan, The Substance of Faith: And Other Cotton Patch Sermons