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polioencephalomyelitis

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noun po·lio·en·ceph·alo·my·eli·tis \ -in-ˌsef-ə-lō-ˌmī-ə-ˈlīt-əs \

medical Definition of polioencephalomyelitis

plural polioencephalomyelitides play \-ˈlit-ə-ˌdēz\
:inflammation of the gray matter of the brain and the spinal cord

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