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po·li·o

 (pō′lē-ō′)

polio

(ˈpəʊlɪəʊ)
n
(Pathology) short for poliomyelitis

po•li•o

(ˈpoʊ liˌoʊ)

n.
poliomyelitis.
[1930–35, Amer.; shortened form]

po·li·o

(pō′lē-ō′)
A contagious disease, caused by a virus, that mainly affects the nerve cells of the spinal cord and brain, often leading to muscle weakness and paralysis. The name is a shortening of poliomyelitis (pō′lē-ō-mī′ə-lī′tĭs).

polio

- An abbreviation of poliomyelitis, from Greek polios, "gray," and muelos, "marrow," meaning "inflammation of the gray matter of the spinal cord."
See also related terms for inflammation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.polio - an acute viral disease marked by inflammation of nerve cells of the brain stem and spinal cordpolio - 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
Translations
شَلَلُ الأَطْفَالشَلَل الأطْفال
obrna
polio
polio
dječja paraliza
gyermekbénulás
mænusótt, lömunarveiki
ポリオ
소아마비
poliomielitas
poliomielīts, bērnu trieka
polio
โรคโปลิโอ
bệnh bại liệt

polio

[ˈpəʊlɪəʊ] Npoliomielitis f, polio f

polio

[ˈpəʊliəʊ] npolio f polio vaccine, polio viruspolio vaccine nvaccin m contre la poliopolio virus nvirus m de la polio

polio

nPolio f, → Kinderlähmung f; polio vaccineImpfstoff mgegen Kinderlähmung; polio victimOpfer ntder Kinderlähmung, Polioopfer nt

polio

[ˈpəʊlɪəʊ] npolio f
polio victim → vittima m/f della polio

polio

(ˈpəuliou) (short for poliomyelitis (poulioumaiəˈlaitis) ) noun
a disease of the spinal cord often causing paralysis.

polio

شَلَلُ الأَطْفَال obrna polio Polio πολιομυελίτιδα polio polio polio dječja paraliza polio ポリオ 소아마비 polio polio paraliż dziecięcy poliomielite полиомиелит polio โรคโปลิโอ çocuk felci bệnh bại liệt 小儿麻痹症
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ISLAMABAD -- National Emergency Operation Centre (NEOC) on Polio Wednesday confirmed two new polio cases from Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
Polio Emergency Operation Centre (EOC)'s provincial coordinator Rashid Razaq had announced a special anti-polio campaign last month in the province after the emergence of fresh cases.
Another polio case surfaced in Balochistan early on Wednesday, as a 17-month old was diagnosed with the virus by the health department of the province.
ISLAMABAD -- The officials of health department confirmed that two more polio cases were surfaced in Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Wednesday.
During visit of District Headquarter Hospital Chaman, DC Qilla Abdullah Bashir Ahmed administrated polio drops in a children and started seven days anti-polio drive across the district.
DOH to launch synchronized polio vaccination !-- -- Mayen Jaymalin (The Philippine Star) - September 2, 2019 - 12:00am MANILA, Philippines Starting October, the Department of Health (DOH) will conduct synchronized polio vaccination in Metro Manila to ensure that the country remains polio-free.
Peshawar -- As part of the government's renewed efforts to eradicate polio, an anti-polio campaign started in various parts on the country including Lahore, Khyber Pakhtunkhawa and Balochistan on Monday.
The Rotary International Polio Plus Committee and the Oyo State Government met on Wednesday to evolve strategies for the eradication of polio in the state.
BANNU -- Polio virus has been confirmed in a newly born baby of one and a half month in district Banu of K-P.
ISLAMABAD -- Another polio case was reported in Bannu, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, as a three-day anti-polio campaign began across Sindh and selected districts of Punjab and Balochistan on Monday.
ISLAMABAD -- Focal Person to Prime Minister on Polio Eradication Babar Atta on Sunday said 257 links related to spreading propaganda against polio vaccine had been removed from internet, media reported.
by Madiha Asif A campaign worker travels from house to house to administer the polio drops.