Definition of Saint Louis encephalitis
: a North American encephalitis that is caused by a flavivirus (species St. Louis encephalitis virus of the genus Flavivirus) transmitted by several culex mosquitoes
Origin of saint louis encephalitis
St. Louis, Missouri
First Known Use: 1934
Medical Definition of Saint Louis encephalitis
: a North American encephalitis that is caused by a single-stranded RNA virus of the genus Flavivirus (species Saint Louis encephalitis virus) transmitted by several mosquitoes of the genus Culex
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