po·​lio·​en·​ceph·​a·​li·​tis ˌpō-lē-(ˌ)ō-in-ˌsef-ə-ˈlīt-əs How to pronounce polioencephalitis (audio)
plural polioencephalitides -ˈlit-ə-ˌdēz How to pronounce polioencephalitis (audio)
: inflammation of the gray matter of the brain

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“Polioencephalitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/polioencephalitis. Accessed 28 May. 2024.

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