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mouse encephalomyelitis

 

Definition: encephalomyelitis due to the mouse encephalomyelitis virus (a species of Enterovirus) which is not pathogenic in monkeys or in humans, but attacks mouse colonies and causes a flaccid paralysis, usually of the hind limbs.

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