encephalomyelitis


en·ceph·a·lo·my·eli·tis

noun \in-ˌse-fə-lō-ˌmī-ə-ˈlī-təs\
plural en·ceph·a·lo·my·elit·i·des\-ə-ˈli-tə-ˌdēz\

Definition of ENCEPHALOMYELITIS

:  concurrent inflammation of the brain and spinal cord; specifically :  equine encephalitis

Origin of ENCEPHALOMYELITIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1908

en·ceph·a·lo·my·eli·tis

noun \in-ˌsef-ə-lō-ˌmī-ə-ˈlīt-əs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural en·ceph·a·lo·my·elit·i·des \-ə-ˈlit-ə-ˌdēz\

Medical Definition of ENCEPHALOMYELITIS

en·ceph·a·lo·my·elit·ic \-ə-ˈlit-ik\ adjective

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