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

Translation of encephalitis in Spanish:


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    • 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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    Pronunciation: fôrˈtisəˌmō
    (especially as a direction) very loud or loudly
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    A portero is a superintendent in an apartment building who looks after it, keeps it clean, delivers mail, and keeps an eye on comings and goings. Porteros often have an apartment in the building as part of their pay. The portero, and particularly the female portera, are part of popular culture. They have a reputation for being inquisitive and fond of gossip.