meningismus

noun
men·​in·​gis·​mus | \ ˌmen-ən-ˈjiz-məs How to pronounce meningismus (audio) \
plural meningismi\ -​ˌmī How to pronounce meningismi (audio) \

Medical Definition of meningismus

: a state of meningeal irritation with symptoms suggesting meningitis that often occurs at the onset of acute febrile diseases especially in children

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