polio

[ poh-lee-oh ]
/ ˈpoʊ liˌoʊ /
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noun

Origin of polio

An Americanism dating back to 1930–35; shortened form
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British Dictionary definitions for polio

polio

/ (ˈpəʊlɪəʊ) /

noun

short for poliomyelitis

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Medicine definitions for polio

polio

[ pōlē-ō′ ]

n.

Poliomyelitis.

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