meningoencephalitis

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noun me·nin·go·en·ceph·a·li·tis \-gō-ən-ˌse-fə-ˈlī-təs, -jō-\

Definition of meningoencephalitis

plural

meningoencephalitides

play \-ˈli-tə-ˌdēz\
  1. :  inflammation of the brain and meninges

meningoencephalitic

play \-ˈli-tik\ adjective

Origin and Etymology of meningoencephalitis

New Latin


First Known Use: 1849


Medical Dictionary

meningoencephalitis

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noun me·nin·go·en·ceph·a·li·tis \-ən-ˌsef-ə-ˈlīt-əs\

Medical Definition of meningoencephalitis

plural

meningoencephalitides

\-ˈlit-ə-ˌdēz\play
  1. :  inflammation of the brain and meninges—called also encephalomeningitis


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