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encephalitis lethargica

noun encephalitis le·thar·gi·ca \-li-ˈthär-ji-kə, -le-\

Medical Definition of ENCEPHALITIS LETHARGICA

:  epidemic virus encephalitis in which somnolence is marked—called also lethargic encephalitis

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May 24, 2015
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