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 panencephalitis (audio)
: 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 14 Jul. 2024.

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