poliomyelitis

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Synonyms for poliomyelitis

an acute viral disease marked by inflammation of nerve cells of the brain stem and spinal cord

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A student nurse from the Misericordia hospital was left almost totally paralyzed, and two nurses in the Indian and Northern Affairs died of bulbar poliomyelitis. Another nurse, Donna Graham, went on to gain international renown as a mouth artist despite almost complete paralysis from poliomyelitis.
Semko, "Bulbar poliomyelitis," (The Canadian Nurse, 58(8), 1962), 712-17.