West Nile encephalitis

noun

: a severe form of West Nile virus marked by encephalitis

Word History

First Known Use

1949, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of West Nile encephalitis was in 1949

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“West Nile encephalitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/West%20Nile%20encephalitis. Accessed 27 Nov. 2022.

Medical Definition

West Nile encephalitis

noun

: a severe form of West Nile virus marked by encephalitis
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