encephalitis lethargica

noun

encephalitis le·​thar·​gi·​ca -li-ˈthär-ji-kə, -le- How to pronounce encephalitis lethargica (audio)
: epidemic virus encephalitis in which somnolence is marked

called also lethargic encephalitis

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“Encephalitis lethargica.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/encephalitis%20lethargica. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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