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meningoencephalitis

Line breaks: men¦in¦go|enceph¦al|itis
Pronunciation: /mɪˈŋɪŋɡəʊɛnˌsɛfəˈlʌɪtɪs
 
, -ˈnɪndʒəʊ-, -ˌkɛf-/

Definition of meningoencephalitis in English:

noun

[mass noun] Medicine
Inflammation of the membranes of the brain and the adjoining cerebral tissue.
Example sentences
  • 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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