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The answer POLIO has 108 possible clue(s) in existing crosswords.
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Definitions of polio in various dictionaries:
noun - an acute viral disease marked by inflammation of nerve cells of the brain stem and spinal cord
noun - an infectious virus disease
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|Possible Crossword Clues|
|Dr. Salk's conquest|
|Jonas Salk's concern|
|Bygone epidemic cause|
|Salk vaccine target|
|Largely eradicated disease|
|Possible Jeopardy Clues|
|John Enders was awarded a Nobel Prize for his work on this disease that ends with -myelitis|
|"And They Shall Walk" is the autobiography of Sister Kenny, who devised treatment for kids with this disease|
|(Jimmy of the Clue Crew shows us an iron lung at the Int'l Museum of Surgical Science in Chicago.) The iron lung was used when normal breathing was impossible due to lack of muscle control; it was once a standard treatment for this disease that was tamed by vaccines in the 1950s|
|Possible Dictionary Clues|
|an acute viral disease marked by inflammation of nerve cells of the brain stem and spinal cord|
|a serious infectious disease that can cause permanent paralysis ( being unable to move the body):|
|a serious, infectious disease of the nerves of the spine ( row of bones in the back) that can cause temporary or permanent paralysis ( inability to move the body)|
|Poliomyelitis, often called polio or infantile paralysis, is an infectious disease caused by the poliovirus. In about 0.5 percent of cases there is muscle weakness resulting in an inability to move. This can occur over a few hours to a few days. The weakness most often involves the legs but may less commonly involve the muscles of the head, neck and diaphragm. Many people fully recover. In those with muscle weakness about 2 to 5 percent of children and 15 to 30 percent of adults die. Another 25 percent of people have minor symptoms such as fever and a sore throat and up to 5 percent have headache, neck stiffness and pains in the arms and legs. These people are usually back to normal within one or two weeks. In up to 70 percent of infections there are no symptoms. Years after recovery post-polio syndrome may occur, with a slow development of muscle weakness similar to that which the person had during the initial infection.Poliovirus is usually spread from person to person through infect|