neuromyelitis

noun
neu·​ro·​my·​eli·​tis | \ -ˌmī-ə-ˈlīt-əs How to pronounce neuromyelitis (audio) \

Medical Definition of neuromyelitis

1 : inflammation of the medullary substance of the nerves
2 : inflammation of both spinal cord and nerves

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“Neuromyelitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/neuromyelitis. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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