Polio



[poh-lee-oh] /ˈpoʊ liˌoʊ/

noun
1.
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/ˈpəʊlɪəʊ/
noun
1.
short for poliomyelitis
n.

1911, abbreviation of poliomyelitis.

polio po·li·o (pō’lē-ō’)
n.
Poliomyelitis.

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