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American English: /ɛnˌsɛfəˈlaɪdəs/
British English: /ɛnˌsɛfəˈlʌɪtɪs/
, /ɛnˌkɛfəˈlʌɪtɪs/

Translation of encephalitis in Spanish:


  • Example sentences
    • Complications of systemic infection include pneumonia, encephalitis, and hepatitis.
    • West Nile virus is a mosquito-borne disease that can cause encephalitis, a brain infection.
    • Meningitis and encephalitis are infections of the brain and spinal cord usually caused by bacteria or viruses.

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