panencephalitis

noun
pan·​en·​ceph·​a·​li·​tis | \ ˌpan-in-ˌsef-ə-ˈlīt-əs How to pronounce panencephalitis (audio) \
plural panencephalitides\ -​ˈlit-​ə-​ˌdēz How to pronounce panencephalitides (audio) \

Medical Definition of panencephalitis

: inflammation of the brain affecting both white and gray matter — see subacute sclerosing panencephalitis

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“Panencephalitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/panencephalitis. Accessed 22 Oct. 2020.

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