infantile paralysis

infantile paralysis
Synonyms and related words:
African lethargy, Asiatic cholera, Chagres fever, German measles, Haverhill fever, acute articular rheumatism, ague, alkali disease, amebiasis, amebic dysentery, anthrax, apoplexy, bacillary dysentery, bastard measles, black death, black fever, blackwater fever, breakbone fever, brucellosis, bubonic plague, cachectic fever, catalepsy, cataplexy, cerebral rheumatism, chicken pox, cholera, cowpox, dandy fever, deer fly fever, dengue, dengue fever, diphtheria, diplegia, dumdum fever, dysentery, elephantiasis, encephalitis lethargica, enteric fever, erysipelas, famine fever, five-day fever, flu, frambesia, glandular fever, grippe, hansenosis, hemiplegia, hepatitis, herpes, herpes simplex, herpes zoster, histoplasmosis, hookworm, hydrophobia, infectious mononucleosis, inflammatory rheumatism, influenza, jail fever, jungle rot, kala azar, kissing disease, lepra, leprosy, leptospirosis, loa loa, loaiasis, lockjaw, madness, malaria, malarial fever, marsh fever, measles, meningitis, milzbrand, mumps, ornithosis, osteomyelitis, palsy, paralysis, paraplegia, paratyphoid fever, paresis, parotitis, parrot fever, pertussis, pneumonia, polio, poliomyelitis, polyarthritis rheumatism, ponos, psittacosis, rabbit fever, rabies, rat-bite fever, relapsing fever, rheumatic fever, rickettsialpox, ringworm, rubella, rubeola, scarlatina, scarlet fever, schistosomiasis, sensory paralysis, septic sore throat, shingles, sleeping sickness, sleepy sickness, smallpox, snail fever, splenic fever, spotted fever, strep throat, stroke, swamp fever, tetanus, thrush, tinea, trench fever, trench mouth, tuberculosis, tularemia, typhoid, typhoid fever, typhus, typhus fever, undulant fever, vaccinia, varicella, variola, venereal disease, viral dysentery, whooping cough, yaws, yellow fever, yellow jack, zona, zoster

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  • Infantile paralysis — In fan*tile pa*ral y*sis (Med.) An acute viral disease, affecting almost exclusively infants and young adults, characterized by inflammation of the anterior horns of the gray substance of the spinal cord. It is attended with febrile symptoms,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • infantile paralysis — n POLIOMYELITIS * * * see poliomyelitis * * * the major illness of poliomyelitis; see poliomyelitis …   Medical dictionary

  • infantile paralysis — n. POLIOMYELITIS …   English World dictionary

  • Infantile paralysis (polio) — Infantile paralysis is an old synonym for poliomyelitis, an acute and sometimes devastating viral disease. Man is the only natural host for poliovirus. The virus enters the mouth and multiplies in lymphoid tissues in the pharynx and intestine.… …   Medical dictionary

  • infantile paralysis — infantile pa ralysis n [U] old fashioned ↑polio …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • infantile paralysis — infantile pa ralysis noun uncount OLD FASHIONED POLIO …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • infantile paralysis — polio, infectious viral disease which causes muscular paralysis …   English contemporary dictionary

  • infantile paralysis — noun Date: 1843 poliomyelitis …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • infantile paralysis — (in fan til pah ral i sis) See poliomyelitis …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • infantile paralysis — Pathol. poliomyelitis. [1835 45] * * * …   Universalium

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