Definition of infantile paralysis in English:

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infantile paralysis

noun

dated
Poliomyelitis.
Example sentences
  • 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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Syllabification: in·fan·tile pa·ral·y·sis

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