po·​lio·​en·​ceph·​alo·​my·​eli·​tis -in-ˌsef-ə-lō-ˌmī-ə-ˈlīt-əs How to pronounce polioencephalomyelitis (audio)
plural polioencephalomyelitides -ˈlit-ə-ˌdēz How to pronounce polioencephalomyelitis (audio)
: inflammation of the gray matter of the brain and the spinal cord

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“Polioencephalomyelitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/polioencephalomyelitis. Accessed 23 Jul. 2024.

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