cerebrospinal meningitis

noun

Definition of cerebrospinal meningitis

: inflammation of the meninges of both brain and spinal cord; specifically : an infectious often epidemic and fatal meningitis caused by the meningococcus

First Known Use of cerebrospinal meningitis

1873

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cerebrospinal meningitis

noun

medical Definition of cerebrospinal meningitis

: inflammation of the meninges of both brain and spinal cord; specifically : an infectious often epidemic and fatal meningitis caused by the meningococcus called also cerebrospinal fever

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