encephalomyelitis

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noun en·ceph·a·lo·my·eli·tis \in-ˌse-fə-lō-ˌmī-ə-ˈlī-təs\

Definition of encephalomyelitis

plural

encephalomyelitides

play \in-ˌse-fə-lō-ˌmī-ə-ˈli-tə-ˌdēz\
  1. :  concurrent inflammation of the brain and spinal cord; especially :  equine encephalitis

Origin and Etymology of encephalomyelitis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1908


Medical Dictionary

encephalomyelitis

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noun en·ceph·a·lo·my·eli·tis \in-ˌsef-ə-lō-ˌmī-ə-ˈlīt-əs\

Medical Definition of encephalomyelitis

plural

encephalomyelitides

\-ə-ˈlit-ə-ˌdēz\play

encephalomyelitic

\-ə-ˈlit-ik\play adjective



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