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

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  • meningoencephalitis — me·nin·go·encephalitis …   English syllables

  • meningoencephalitis — n. inflammation of the brain and its membranous coverings (the meninges) caused by bacterial, viral, or fungal infection. The disease may also involve the spinal cord, producing myelitis with paralysis of both legs, sometimes called… …   The new mediacal dictionary

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  • Necrotizing meningoencephalitis — (NME) is an inflammatory disease of the central nervous system (CNS) that occurs in young, small breed dogs. Necrotizing meingoencephalitis has been described in numerous small breeds, including the Pug, Maltese and Chihuahua.[1]… …   Wikipedia

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