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polioencephalitis

noun po·lio·en·ceph·a·li·tis \ ˌpō-lē-(ˌ)ō-in-ˌsef-ə-ˈlīt-əs \

medical Definition of polioencephalitis

plural polioencephalitides play \-ˈlit-ə-ˌdēz\
: inflammation of the gray matter of the brain

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