Examples of meningitis in a Sentence
She was diagnosed with spinal meningitis.
Recent Examples of meningitis from the Web
First, up to 10% of mumps infections in teenagers or adults may cause severe complications, including deafness, meningitis and involvement of the testes or ovaries.
Within days, the Australian teen developed a rare form of meningitis and fell into a coma that lasted more than a year.
The specialist diagnosed meningitis and sent the O'Connells immediately to the emergency room at Advocate Children's Hospital, where a CT-scan revealed a tumor.
In February 2013, he was diagnosed with bacterial meningitis, a life-threatening infection.
This year, Purdy, who had both of her legs amputated after being diagnosed with meningococcal meningitis at age 19, hopes for a gold medal in the same event.
The meningitis infection was traced to contaminated steroid injections given mostly to people with back pain.
In 2012, a meningitis outbreak linked to unsanitary and unsafe conditions at a New England compounding pharmacy killed more than 70 people and made hundreds of others sick.
Bacterial meningitis is often caused by pneumococcus, which can be prevented by vaccine.
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Origin and Etymology of meningitis
First Known Use: 1824See Words from the same year
MENINGITIS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of meningitis for English Language Learners
medical : a serious and often deadly disease in which an outside layer of the brain or spinal cord becomes infected and swollen
medical Definition of meningitis
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