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infantile paralysis

noun, Pathology
Origin of infantile paralysis
1835-45 Unabridged
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  • Perhaps polio's other name, infantile paralysis, had something to do with it.
  • These flies may transmit anthrax and possibly infantile paralysis, leprosy, surra and swamp fever.
British Dictionary definitions for infantile paralysis

infantile paralysis

a former name for poliomyelitis
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infantile paralysis in Medicine

infantile paralysis n.
See poliomyelitis.

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