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polio US English

Short for poliomyelitis.

post-polio US English

Of, designating, or relating to a person who has survived acute poliomyelitis, especially with some degree of disability; resulting from poliomyelitis. Later also: of, relating to, or suffering from post-polio syndrome.

post-polio syndrome US English

A condition characterized by the new development of muscle weakness, musculoskeletal pain, and general fatigue, occurring ten or more years after recovery from acute poliomyelitis.