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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
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First Known Use of CEREBROSPINAL MENINGITIS

1873
Medical Dictionary

cerebrospinal meningitis

noun

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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