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115-Gov-Against-Cheap-Scotch

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A temporary inflammation of the nerves, causing pain, weakness, and paralysis in the extremities and often progressing to the chest and face. It typically occurs after recovery from a viral infection or, in rare cases, following immunization for influenza.

Etymologies

After Georges Guillain (1876-1961) and Jean Alexandre Barr├ę (1880-1967), French neurologists.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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