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Pronunciation: po'le-o-mi'e-lo-en-sef'a-li'tis

Definition: Acute anterior poliomyelitis with pronounced cerebral signs.

[polio- + G. myelon, marrow, + enkephalos, brain, + -itis, inflammation]

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