poliomyelitis definition

  • noun:
    • a very infectious viral disease that chiefly impacts young ones and, in its intense kinds, triggers swelling of engine neurons for the spinal-cord and brainstem, ultimately causing paralysis, muscular atrophy, and often deformity. Through vaccination, the condition is preventable. Also referred to as infantile paralysis.
    • intense illness because of the poliovirus, specifically regarding the engine neurons into the back and brainstem, resulting in muscle mass weakness, paralysis and quite often deformity.
    • Inflammation of the grey case of the spinal cord.
    • an acute viral disease marked by swelling of neurological cells regarding the mind stem and spinal-cord

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