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polio

Syllabification: po·li·o
Pronunciation: /ˈpōlēˌō
 
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Definition of polio in English:

noun

Short for poliomyelitis.
Example sentences
  • There are few medicines used to treat diseases like malaria, tuberculosis and polio that have patents on them now.
  • She suffered polio, double pneumonia and scarlet fever, which rendered her left leg useless.
  • Unless polio is eliminated in India and Nigeria, global eradication cannot be achieved.

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