neuritis

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

Definition of neuritis

plural

neuritides

play \nu̇-ˈri-tə-ˌdēz, nyu̇-\ or

neuritises

  1. :  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

New Latin


Medical Dictionary

neuritis

play
noun neu·ri·tis \n(y)u̇-ˈrīt-əs\

Medical Definition of neuritis

plural

neuritides

\-ˈrit-ə-ˌdēz\play or

neuritises

  1. :  an inflammatory or degenerative lesion of a nerve marked especially by pain, sensory disturbances, and impaired or lost reflexes—compare neuralgia

neuritic

\-ˈrit-ik\play adjective


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