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meningoencephalitis

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noun me·nin·go·en·ceph·a·li·tis \-gō-ən-ˌse-fə-ˈlī-təs, -jō-\

Definition of meningoencephalitis

plural meningoencephalitidesplay \-ˈli-tə-ˌdēz\

  1. :  inflammation of the brain and meninges

meningoencephalitic play \-ˈli-tik\ adjective


Origin of meningoencephalitis

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1860


Medical Dictionary

meningoencephalitis

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noun me·nin·go·en·ceph·a·li·tis \-ən-ˌsef-ə-ˈlīt-əs\

Medical Definition of meningoencephalitis

plural meningoencephalitides \-ˈlit-ə-ˌdēz\play

  1. :  inflammation of the brain and meninges—called also encephalomeningitis




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