Definition of polyneuritis in English:


Line breaks: poly|neur¦itis
Pronunciation: /ˌpɒlɪnjʊəˈrʌɪtɪs


[mass noun] Medicine
  • Any disorder that affects the peripheral nerves collectively.
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    • The article is about their contribution to the knowledge on background arsenic values in nails and the values encountered in cases of arsenic polyneuritis.
    • Fifteen patients with polyneuritis due to peripheral vascular insufficiency were given 480 mg/day of bilberry extract and significant improvement was noted in microcirculation.
    • Similarly, the influenza virus vaccine very likely causes polyneuritis again at a similar low rate.



Pronunciation: /-ˈrɪtɪk/
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  • The onset of the disease was polyneuritic.
  • A case of polyneuritic leprosy is reported.

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