Recent Examples of neuritis from the Web
Jones has been on the disabled list since May 1 with right elbow neuritis.
Reports of the side effect peripheral neuritis—painful inflammation of the peripheral nerves—were published in the December 1960 issue of the British Medical Journal.
The White Sox placed reliever Nate Jones on the disabled list Thursday with elbow neuritis and called up left-hander David Holmberg from Triple-A Charlotte.
While awaiting Merrell’s response in early 1961, Kelsey read a letter in the British Medical Journal mentioning a possible side effect of thalidomide: peripheral neuritis, a painful tingling in the arms and feet.
However, people spraying their lawns with 2,4-D and becoming wet with spray have occasionally developed severe neuritis and even paralysis.
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Origin and Etymology of neuritis
First Known Use: 1840See Words from the same year
Medical Definition of neuritis
: an inflammatory or degenerative lesion of a nerve marked especially by pain, sensory disturbances, and impaired or lost reflexes—compare neuralgia
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