Definition of meningoencephalitis in English:


Syllabification: me·nin·go·en·ceph·a·li·tis
Pronunciation: /məˌniNGɡōinˌsefəˈlītis


Inflammation of the membranes of the brain and the adjoining cerebral tissue.
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  • An infant with botulism is often diagnosed with sepsis or meningoencephalitis because of symptoms of lethargy and irritability on presentation.
  • Disease also includes endocarditis, keratitis, osteomyelitis, peritonitis, and meningoencephalitis.
  • Bacterial encephalitis is rare and usually occurs in the setting of meningoencephalitis.

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