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post-polio syndrome

[pohst-poh-lee-oh]
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noun
  1. Pathology. muscle weakness occurring several decades after recovery from a polio infection, caused by fatiguing of collateral nerve axons developed during physical rehabilitation.
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post-polio syndrome

(pōst-pōlē-ō′)
n.
  1. A condition occurring most often in individuals who contracted severe cases of polio before age 10 and characterized by fatigue, exhaustion, muscle weakness, painful joints, and occasionally difficult breathing.
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