Medical Dictionary

western equine encephalitis

variants: also

western equine encephalomyelitis

Medical Definition of western equine encephalitis

  1. :  equine encephalitis b While there is no specific treatment for western equine encephalitis, prevention centers on controlling mosquitoes and avoiding mosquito bites.—Frank X. Mullen Jr., The Reno (Nevada) Gazette-Journal, 14 Aug. 2010—abbreviation WEE

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