adjective see meningoencephalitis

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  • meningoencephalitic — me·nin·go·en·ceph·a·lit·ic mə .niŋ (.)gō ən .sef ə lit ik, .nin (.)jō adj relating to or characteristic of meningoencephalitis <meningoencephalitic lesions> …   Medical dictionary

  • meningoencephalitic — mə¦niŋ(ˌ)gō, in(ˌ)jōˌ adjective : relating to or characteristic of meningoencephalitis meningoencephalitic lesions …   Useful english dictionary

  • meningoencephalitic — See meningoencephalitis. * * * …   Universalium

  • meningoencephalitic — me·nin·go·encephalitic …   English syllables

  • meningoencephalitis — noun (plural meningoencephalitides) Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1860 inflammation of the brain and meninges • meningoencephalitic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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