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neuritis

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noun neu·ri·tis \nu̇-ˈrī-təs, nyu̇-\

Definition of neuritis

plural neuritidesplay \-ˈri-tə-ˌdēz\ or neuritises

  1. :  an inflammatory or degenerative lesion of a nerve marked especially by pain, sensory disturbances, and impaired or lost reflexes

neuritic play \-ˈri-tik\ adjective or noun


Origin of neuritis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1840


Medical Dictionary

neuritis

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noun neu·ri·tis \n(y)u̇-ˈrīt-əs\

Medical Definition of neuritis

plural neuritides \-ˈrit-ə-ˌdēz\play or neuritises

  1. :  an inflammatory or degenerative lesion of a nerve marked especially by pain, sensory disturbances, and impaired or lost reflexes—compare neuralgia

neuritic \-ˈrit-ik\play adjective



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