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

1849, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cerebrospinal meningitis was in 1849

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“Cerebrospinal meningitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cerebrospinal%20meningitis. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

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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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