choriomeningitis

noun
cho·​rio·​men·​in·​gi·​tis | \ ˌkōr-ē-(ˌ)ō-ˌmen-ən-ˈjīt-əs, ˌkȯr- How to pronounce choriomeningitis (audio) \
plural choriomeningitides\ -​ˈjit-​ə-​ˌdēz How to pronounce choriomeningitides (audio) \

Medical Definition of choriomeningitis

: cerebral meningitis specifically : lymphocytic choriomeningitis

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