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post-polio syndrome

[ pohst-poh-lee-oh ]
/ poʊstˈpoʊ liˌoʊ /
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noun
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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