encephalomyelitis
noun (plural encephalomyelitides) Etymology: New Latin Date: 1908 concurrent inflammation of the brain and spinal cord; specifically equine encephalitis

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  • Encephalomyelitis — vgl. Enzephalomyelitis …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • encephalomyelitis — [en sef΄ə lō΄mī΄ə līt′is] n. [ ENCEPHALO + MYELITIS] inflammation of the brain and spinal cord; specif., a viral disease of horses and other animals sometimes communicable to people …   English World dictionary

  • Encephalomyelitis — ICDO = OMIM = MedlinePlus = eMedicineSubj = eMedicineTopic = MeshID = D004679 Encephalomyelitis is a general term for inflammation of the brain and spinal cord, describing a number of disorders:* acute disseminated encephalomyelitis or… …   Wikipedia

  • Encephalomyelitis — Inflammation of both the brain and the spinal cord. Encephalomyelitis can be caused by a variety of conditions that lead to inflammation of the brain and spinal cord. Among the common causes of encephalomyelitis are viruses which infect the… …   Medical dictionary

  • encephalomyelitis — n. an acute inflammatory disease affecting the brain and spinal cord. It is sometimes part of an overwhelming virus infection but acute disseminated encephalomyelitis (ADEM) is a form of delayed tissue hypersensitivity provoked by a mild… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • encephalomyelitis — encephalomyelitic /en sef euh loh muy euh lit ik/, adj. /en sef euh loh muy euh luy tis/, n. Pathol. inflammation of the brain and spinal cord. [1905 10; ENCEPHALO + MYELITIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • encephalomyelitis — noun Inflammation of the brain and spinal cord …   Wiktionary

  • encephalomyelitis — n. inflammation of the brain and spinal cord …   English contemporary dictionary

  • encephalomyelitis — [ɛnˌsɛf(ə)ləʊmʌɪə lʌɪtɪs, ˌkɛf ] noun Medicine inflammation of the brain and spinal cord, typically due to acute viral infection …   English new terms dictionary

  • encephalomyelitis — en·ceph·a·lo·myelitis …   English syllables

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