Definition of encephalomyelitis in English:


Syllabification: en·ceph·a·lo·my·e·li·tis
Pronunciation: /enˌsefələˌmīəˈlītis


  • Inflammation of the brain and spinal cord, typically due to acute viral infection.
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    • Acute disseminated encephalomyelitis, a rare demyelinating disease, is usually triggered by infections or immunisations.
    • The condition is sometimes called acute disseminated encephalomyelitis.
    • People older than 50 years of age are at the highest risk for developing significant symptoms and may develop encephalomyelitis.

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