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

Definition of polyneuritis in English:


[mass noun] Medicine
Any disorder that affects the peripheral nerves collectively.
Example sentences
  • 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: /ˌpɒlɪnjʊəˈrɪtɪk/
Example sentences
  • The onset of the disease was polyneuritic.
  • A case of polyneuritic leprosy is reported.

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