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polyneuritis

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noun poly·neu·ri·tis \ˌpä-lē-nu̇-ˈrī-təs, -nyu̇-\

Definition of polyneuritis

  1. :  neuritis of several peripheral nerves at the same time



Origin and Etymology of polyneuritis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1886


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polyneuritis

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noun poly·neu·ri·tis \ˌpäl-i-n(y)u̇-ˈrīt-əs\

Medical Definition of polyneuritis

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polyneuritides

\-ˈrit-ə-ˌdēz\play or

polyneuritises

  1. :  neuritis of several peripheral nerves at the same time (as that caused by vitamin B deficiency, a toxic substance, or an infectious disease)—see guillain-barré syndrome




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