Definition of infantile paralysis in English:

infantile paralysis

Syllabification: in·fan·tile pa·ral·y·sis


  • Poliomyelitis.
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    • Pearl can also pluck vivid pictures out of the past of the polio epidemic, or infantile paralysis epidemic, as it was called in her day.
    • For this reason, it was known as infantile paralysis.
    • As a child growing up in Bradford he was struck down with both infantile paralysis and rickets.

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