neuritis

noun neu·ri·tis \ nu̇-ˈrī-təs , nyu̇- \

Definition of neuritis

plural neuritides play \nu̇-ˈri-tə-ˌdēz, nyu̇-\ or neuritises
: an inflammatory or degenerative lesion of a nerve marked especially by pain, sensory disturbances, and impaired or lost reflexes

neuritic

play \nu̇-ˈri-tik, nyu̇-\ adjective or noun

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Origin and Etymology of neuritis

Greek neûron "sinew, tendon, nerve" + -itis, probably after French névrite or German Neuritis


Medical Dictionary

neuritis

noun neu·ri·tis \ n(y)u̇-ˈrīt-əs \

medical Definition of neuritis

plural neuritides play \-ˈrit-ə-ˌdēz\ or neuritises
: an inflammatory or degenerative lesion of a nerve marked especially by pain, sensory disturbances, and impaired or lost reflexes — compare neuralgia

neuritic

play \-ˈrit-ik\ adjective


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