poliomyelitis

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noun po·lio·my·eli·tis \ˌpō-lē-(ˌ)ō-ˌmī-ə-ˈlī-təs\

Origin and Etymology of poliomyelitis

New Latin, from Greek polios gray + myelos marrow — more at fallow, myel-


First Known Use: 1875


POLIOMYELITIS Defined for Kids

poliomyelitis

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noun po·lio·my·eli·tis \ˌpō-lē-ˌō-ˌmī-ə-ˈlī-təs\

Definition of poliomyelitis for Students

  1. :  polio


Medical Dictionary

poliomyelitis

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noun po·lio·my·eli·tis \ˌpō-lē-(ˌ)ō-ˌmī-ə-ˈlīt-əs\

Medical Definition of poliomyelitis

plural

poliomyelitides

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  1. :  polio

poliomyelitic

\-ˈlit-ik\ adjective


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