polioencephalitis


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polioencephalitis

 [po″le-o-en-sef″ah-li´tis]
inflammatory disease of the gray matter of the brain.
inferior polioencephalitis bulbar paralysis.

po·li·o·en·ceph·a·li·tis

(pō'lē-ō-en-sef'ă-lī'tis),
Inflammation of the gray matter of the brain, either of the cortex or of the central nuclei; as contrasted to inflammation of the white matter.
[polio- + G. enkephalos, brain, + -tis, inflammation]

polioencephalitis

/po·lio·en·ceph·a·li·tis/ (-en-sef″ah-li´tis) inflammatory disease of the gray matter of the brain.
inferior polioencephalitis  progressive bulbar palsy.

polioencephalitis

[pō′lē·ō′ensef′əlī′tis]
Etymology: Gk, polios, gray, enkephalos, brain, itis
an inflammation of the gray matter of the brain caused by infection of the brain by a poliovirus.

po·li·o·en·ceph·a·li·tis

(pō'lē-ō-en-sef'ă-lī'tis)
Inflammation of the gray matter of the brain, either of the cortex or of the central nuclei; in contrast to inflammation of the white matter.
[G. polion, gray matter + G. enkephalos, brain, + -tis, inflammation]

po·li·o·en·ceph·a·li·tis

(pō'lē-ō-en-sef'ă-lī'tis)
Inflammation of gray matter of brain.
[G. polion, gray matter + G. enkephalos, brain, + -tis, inflammation]

polioencephalitis

inflammatory disease of the gray matter of the brain.