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Synonyms for polio
ˈpoʊ liˌoʊpo·lio

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  1. poliomyelitis, polio, infantile paralysis, acute anterior poliomyelitisnoun

    an acute viral disease marked by inflammation of nerve cells of the brain stem and spinal cord

    acute anterior poliomyelitis, poliomyelitis, infantile paralysis

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  1. List of paraphrases for "polio":

    poliomyelitis, poliovirus, polio-free, paralysis

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  1. Barack Obama:

    I want the country that eliminated polio and mapped the human genome to lead a new era of medicine - one that delivers the right treatment at the right time, tonight, I'm launching a new precision medicine initiative to bring us closer to curing diseases like cancer and diabetes - and to give all of us access to the personalized information we need to keep ourselves and our families healthier.

  2. Oliver Rosenbauer:

    Polio virus is very good at finding unvaccinated children, and for sure there are vaccine coverage gaps.

  3. Rais Abdul Khaliq:

    Both had polio and were paralyzed, they defamed the name of Afghans. This is a terrorist attack.

  4. Planned Parenthood:

    This work is often critical to life-saving medical research, and has helped with important breakthroughs, such as the polio vaccine and research into a cure for Alzheimer's disease, as we have made clear from the beginning, Planned Parenthood has never sold fetal tissue for profit.

  5. Matshidiso Moeti:

    The impact, potentially, of this decision will be quite significant on areas such as polio eradication.

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