cerebrospinal meningitis


cerebrospinal meningitis

noun

Definition of CEREBROSPINAL MENINGITIS

:  inflammation of the meninges of both brain and spinal cord; specifically :  an infectious often epidemic and fatal meningitis caused by the meningococcus

First Known Use of CEREBROSPINAL MENINGITIS

1873

cerebrospinal meningitis

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CEREBROSPINAL MENINGITIS

: inflammation of the meninges of both brain and spinal cord; specifically : an infectious often epidemic and fatal meningitis caused by the meningococcus—called also cerebrospinal fever

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