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poliomyelitis

Saltos de línea: polio|my¦el|itis
Pronunciación: /ˌpəʊlɪəʊmʌɪəˈlʌɪtɪs
 
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Definición de poliomyelitis en inglés:

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[mass noun] Medicine
An infectious viral disease that affects the central nervous system and can cause temporary or permanent paralysis.
Example sentences
  • Infectious diseases such as whooping cough, encephalitis, poliomyelitis, diphtheria, rabies, tetanus, syphilis, and botulism rarely are seen now but can cause vocal cord paralysis.
  • The viral disease known as poliomyelitis is highly infectious and can cause total paralysis and even death.
  • Other common diseases include schistosomiasis, sleeping sickness, poliomyelitis, tuberculosis, and pneumonia.

Origen

late 19th century: modern Latin, from Greek polios 'grey' + muelos 'marrow'.

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