infantile paralysis

noun

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  • After his body was recovered by Merritt Coffin, son of Cordie Coffin, it was learned that young Kurm was an infantile paralysis victim and that his death probably was a result of this affliction, rather than that of drowning.

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1843

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infantile paralysis

noun

medical Definition of infantile paralysis

: polio

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