Synonyms

1. poliomyelitis

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

Synonyms

  • polio
  • infectious disease
  • infantile paralysis

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Example sentences of the word poliomyelitis


1. Noun, singular or mass
Though poliomyelitis isn't a common disease in the United States, it still affects many in lesser developed countries.

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