Definición de poliomyelitis en inglés:

poliomyelitis

Silabificación: po·li·o·my·e·li·tis
Pronunciación: /ˌpōlēōˌmīəˈlītis
 
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sustantivo

Medicine
  • An infectious viral disease that affects the central nervous system and can cause temporary or permanent paralysis.
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • 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 'gray' + muelos 'marrow'.

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