What is another word for infantile paralysis?4 synonyms found
Pronunciation:[ ˈɪnfəntˌa͡ɪl pəɹˈaləsˌɪs], [ ˈɪnfəntˌaɪl pəɹˈaləsˌɪs], [ ˈɪ_n_f_ə_n_t_ˌaɪ_l p_ə_ɹ_ˈa_l_ə_s_ˌɪ_s]
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Definition for Infantile paralysis:
- An acute disease, almost exclusively infantile, characterized by inflammation of the anterior horns of the gray substance of the spinal cord. It is attended with febrile symptoms, motor paralysis, and muscular atrophy, often producing permanent deformities. Called also acute anterior poliomyelitis.