leukoencephalitis

noun
leu·​ko·​en·​ceph·​a·​li·​tis
variants: or chiefly British leucoencephalitis \ ˌlü-​kō-​in-​ˌsef-​ə-​ˈlīt-​əs How to pronounce leukoencephalitis (audio) \
plural leukoencephalitides\ -​ˈlit-​ə-​ˌdēz How to pronounce leukoencephalitis (audio) \

Medical Definition of leukoencephalitis

: inflammation of the white matter of the brain

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“Leukoencephalitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/leukoencephalitis. Accessed 12 Aug. 2022.

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