acute anterior poliomyelitis


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Noun1.acute anterior poliomyelitis - an acute viral disease marked by inflammation of nerve cells of the brain stem and spinal cordacute anterior poliomyelitis - an acute viral disease marked by inflammation of nerve cells of the brain stem and spinal cord
infectious disease - a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact
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The 1898 edition of An American Text-Book of the Diseases of Children included a chapter on acute anterior poliomyelitis.
2 With the advent of immunization, cases of acute anterior poliomyelitis (AAP) have drastically declined worldwide.

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