Definition of poliomyelopathy in English:

poliomyelopathy

noun

Medicine
  • Any of various diseases of the grey matter of the spinal cord.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in John S. Billings (1838–1913). From ancient Greek πολιός grey + myelo- + -pathy.

Pronunciation

poliomyelopathy

/ˌpəʊlɪəʊmʌɪəˈlɒpəθi/