Definition of polio in English:


Syllabification: po·li·o
Pronunciation: /ˈpōlēˌō


  • short for poliomyelitis.
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    • 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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