infantile paralysis


noun Pathology.


Nearby words

  1. infantile eczema,
  2. infantile fibrosarcoma,
  3. infantile muscular atrophy,
  4. infantile neuroaxonal dystrophy,
  5. infantile osteomalacia,
  6. infantile progressive spinal muscular atrophy,
  7. infantile purulent conjunctivitis,
  8. infantile scurvy,
  9. infantile sexuality,
  10. infantile spasm

Origin of infantile paralysis

First recorded in 1835–45

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British Dictionary definitions for infantile paralysis

infantile paralysis

noun

a former name for poliomyelitis
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Medicine definitions for infantile paralysis

infantile paralysis

n.

poliomyelitis

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