polioencephalomyelitis


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polioencephalomyelitis

 [po″le-o-en-sef″ah-lo-mi″ĕ-li´tis]
inflammation of the gray matter of the brain and spinal cord.

po·li·o·en·ceph·a·lo·my·e·li·tis

(pō'lē-ō-en-sef'ă-lō-mī'ĕ-lī'tis),
Inflammation of the gray matter of the brain and spinal cord.

polioencephalomyelitis

/po·lio·en·ceph·a·lo·my·eli·tis/ (-en-sef″ah-lo-mi″ĕ-li´tis) cerebral poliomyelitis.

polioencephalomyelitis

[pō′lē·ō′ensef′əlōmī′əlī′tis]
Etymology: Gk, polios + enkephalos + myelos, marrow, itis
inflammation of the gray matter of the brain and the spinal cord, caused by infection by a poliovirus.

po·li·o·my·e·lo·en·ceph·a·li·tis

(pō'lē-ō-mī'ĕ-lō-en-sef'ă-lī'tis)
Acute anterior poliomyelitis with pronounced cerebral signs.
Synonym(s): polioencephalomyelitis.
[polio- + G. myelos, marrow, + enkephalos, brain, + -itis, inflammation]

polioencephalomyelitis

inflammation of the gray matter of the brain and spinal cord.

feline polioencephalomyelitis
a slowly progressive disease of unknown etiology in cats, including large Felidae; clinical signs include ataxia, paresis and hyperesthesia.
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We detected viral RNA by using a PoAstV-3 quantitative real-time PCR with previously fresh-frozen CNS tissues from animals with polioencephalomyelitis (online Technical Appendix Table 2).
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West Nile flavivirus polioencephalomyelitis in a harbor seal (Phoca vitulina).