encephalitogenic

adjective
en·​ceph·​a·​li·​to·​gen·​ic | \ in-ˌse-fə-ˌlī-tə-ˈje-nik How to pronounce encephalitogenic (audio) \

Definition of encephalitogenic

: tending to cause encephalitis an encephalitogenic virus

Other Words from encephalitogenic

encephalitogen \ in-​ˌse-​fə-​ˈlī-​tə-​jən How to pronounce encephalitogenic (audio) , -​ˌjen \ noun

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1923, in the meaning defined above

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“Encephalitogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/encephalitogenic. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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encephalitogenic

adjective
en·​ceph·​a·​lit·​o·​gen·​ic | \ in-ˌsef-ə-ˌlit-ə-ˈjen-ik How to pronounce encephalitogenic (audio) \

Medical Definition of encephalitogenic

: tending to cause encephalitis an encephalitogenic strain of a virus

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