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encephalitis

noun en·ceph·a·li·tis \in-ˌse-fə-ˈlī-təs\
plural en·ceph·a·lit·i·des\-ˈli-tə-ˌdēz\

Definition of ENCEPHALITIS

:  inflammation of the brain
en·ceph·a·lit·ic \-ˈli-tik\ adjective

First Known Use of ENCEPHALITIS

1843

encephalitis

noun en·ceph·a·li·tis \in-ˌsef-ə-ˈlīt-əs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural en·ceph·a·lit·i·des \-ˈlit-ə-ˌdēz\

Medical Definition of ENCEPHALITIS

:  inflammation of the brain
en·ceph·a·lit·ic \-ˈlit-ik\ adjective

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