West Nile encephalitis

noun

Definition of West Nile encephalitis

:a severe form of West Nile virus marked by encephalitis

First Known Use of west nile encephalitis

1949


Medical Dictionary

West Nile encephalitis

noun \ ˈwest-ˈnīl- \

medical Definition of West Nile encephalitis

:a severe form of West Nile virus marked by encephalitis

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