1. polio

noun. ['ˈpoʊliːˌoʊ'] an acute viral disease marked by inflammation of nerve cells of the brain stem and spinal cord.


  • infectious disease
  • poliomyelitis
  • infantile paralysis

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Rhymes with Polio

  • portfolio
  • oleo

Sentences with polio

1. Noun, singular or mass
Dorothea Lange walked with a limp from polio, but went on to travel the world.

Quotes about 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