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Acute Anterior Poliomyelitis

Definition of the noun acute anterior poliomyelitis

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noun

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

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Google previewInternational Record of Medicine and General Practice Clinics (1916)

by Edward Swift Dunster, James Bradbridge Hunter, Charles Euchariste de Medicis Sajous, Frank Pierce Foster, Gregory Stragnell, Henry J. Klaunberg, Félix Martí-Ibáñez

Acute anterior poliomyelitis is a disease whose chief underlying condition is an inflammation of the gray matter of the cord, otherwise an inflammation of the central portion of the reflex arc. Paralysis and loss of reflexes are the inevitable ...

Google previewNew York Medical Journal (1904)

Medical So- ease ; acute anterior poliomyelitis is a non-neuronic °jety.

Google previewThe American Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Ophthalmology (1917)

by Casey Albert Wood

Acute anterior poliomyelitis. Acute atrophic spinal paralysis. Infantile spinal paralysis. The eye symptoms include paralysis of the extrinsic muscles, involving either a single muscle or all the external musculature; ptosis, either unilateral or ...

Google previewThe American illustrated medical dictionary. 1900 (1900)

[1st ed.]

the acute anterior poliomyelitis of childhood. See Poliomyelitis anterior. P. ag' itans, shaking-palsy, or Parkinson's disease; a disease of late life, progressive in its course, and marked by a characteristic tremor of the muscles, weakness, delay ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Public Health (2016)

The early twentieth-century technical term was acute anterior poliomyelitis or paralytic poliomyelitis, and its diagnosis was clinical without laboratory support. The site of pathology in typical paralytic poliomyelitis is the anterior horn motor ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

acute anterior poliomyelitis, an acute ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

acute anterior poliomyelitis, an acute ...

Google previewThe New International Encyclopaedia (1918)

by Frank Moore Colby, Talcott Williams

Acute anterior poliomyelitis is an inflammation of the anterior horns of the spinal cord, rarely found in adults, but oftener in children, and followed by a flaccid paralysis, later by atrophy of one or more muscular ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Medical Science (1893)

Containing a Full Explanation of the Various Subjects and Terms of Anatomy, Physiology, ... by Robley Dunglison

myogen'le, acute anterior poliomyelitis. P. of ln'fants, essen'tial, paralysis, myogenic. P. of the Insane', P., general, of insane, General paresis. Progressive paralysis of the insane ; insanity combined with progressive paralysis of ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Podiatry and Foot Science (2009)

by Jean Mooney

diffuse goitre formation and progressive destruction of thyroid parenchymal tissue Heine–Medin disease acute anterior poliomyelitis (seeanterior poliomyelitis) Hodgkin's disease chronic inflammatory presentation of lymphoma characterized ...

Google previewInverted Medical Dictionary, Second Edition (1991)

by Bruce C. Carlstedt, Mary J. Stanaszek, Walter F. Stanaszek

jaundice uveoparotid fever acute anterior poliomyelitis type 6 glycogenosis syphilitic endarteritis obliterans congenital megacolon coli granuloma anemia lymphatica aortic arch dilation Huchard's disease Hunt's syndrome Hutchlnson- Gllford ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2009)

by Mosby

acute anterior poliomyelitis, a viral infection characterized by nonspecific illnesses, aseptic meningitis, and flaccid weakness of muscle groups. infantile ...

Google previewThe Century dictionary (1914)

an encyclopedic lexicon of the English language by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

— Acute spinal paralysis, acute anterior poliomyelitis. See poliomyelitis. — Alcoholic paralysis, neuritis from the use of alcohol.— Alternate paralysis, paralysis in which ...

Google previewLippincott's New Medical Dictionary (1910)

A Vocabulary of the Terms Used in Medicine, and the Allied Sciences, with Their Pronunciation, Etymology, and Signification, Including Much Collateral Information of a Descriptive and Encyclopedic Character by Henry Ware Cattell

Atrophic or Atrophic spinal (= acute anterior poliomyelitis), Bell's (= facial), Birth, Brachial, Brachiofacial, ...

Google previewCompact American Medical Dictionary (1998)

A Concise and Up-to-date Guide to Medical Terms by Houghton Mifflin Company

acute anterior poliomyelitis n. An acute infectious inflammation of the anterior cornua of the spinal cord caused by the poliomyelitis virus and matked by fever, pains, and gastroenteric disturbances followed by flaccid ...

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