Medical Dictionary


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

Medical Definition of NEURITIS

:  an inflammatory or degenerative lesion of a nerve marked especially by pain, sensory disturbances, and impaired or lost reflexes—compare neuralgia
neu·rit·ic \-ˈrit-ik\ adjective
July 04, 2015
stringent Hear it
rigorous, strict, or severe
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