polioencephalomeningomyelitis

[ pō′lē-ō-ĕn-sĕf′ə-lō-mə-nĭng′gō-mī′ə-lītĭs ]

n.

Inflammation of the gray matter of the brain and spinal cord and of their meningeal covering.

Nearby words

  1. polioclastic,
  2. poliodystrophia,
  3. poliodystrophia cerebri progressiva infantalis,
  4. poliodystrophy,
  5. polioencephalitis,
  6. polioencephalomyelitis,
  7. polioencephalopathy,
  8. poliomyelitis,
  9. poliomyelitis immune globulin,
  10. poliomyelitis virus


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