polyneuritis


poly·neu·ri·tis

noun \ˌpä-lē-n-ˈrī-təs, -ny-\

Definition of POLYNEURITIS

:  neuritis of several peripheral nerves at the same time

Origin of POLYNEURITIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1886

poly·neu·ri·tis

noun \ˌpäl-i-n(y)-ˈrīt-əs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural poly·neu·rit·i·des \-ˈrit-ə-ˌdēz\ or poly·neu·ri·tis·es

Medical Definition of POLYNEURITIS

: 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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