Medical Definition of tick–borne encephalitis
: any encephalitis transmitted by ticks; specif : a mild to fatal virus disease of humans of Europe and Asia that is characterized most often by meningitis or encephalitis or both or sometimes only by a mild fever and that is caused by the tick-borne encephalitis virus—abbreviation TBE; see russian spring-summer encephalitis
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up tick–borne encephalitis? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).