Definition of Cerebrospinal meningitis

1. Noun. Meningitis caused by bacteria and often fatal.




Medical Definition of Cerebrospinal meningitis

1. Inflammation of the meninges. When it affects the dura mater, the disease is termed pachymeningitis, when the arachnoid and pia mater are involved, it is called leptomeningitis or meningitis proper. See also: aseptic meningitis. Origin: Gr. Meninx = membrane (21 Jun 1999)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cerebrospinal Meningitis

cerebroside
cerebroside-sulfatase
cerebrosides
cerebrosidosis
cerebrospinal
cerebrospinal axis
cerebrospinal fever
cerebrospinal fluid
cerebrospinal fluid pressure
cerebrospinal fluid proteins
cerebrospinal fluid rhinorrhoea
cerebrospinal fluid shunts
cerebrospinal fluids
cerebrospinal index
cerebrospinal meningitis (current term)
cerebrospinal nematodiasis
cerebrospinal otorrhoea
cerebrospinal pressure
cerebrospinal rhinorrhoea
cerebrospinal system
cerebrospinant
cerebrosterol
cerebrotendineous
cerebrotendinous
cerebrotendinous cholesterinosis
cerebrotendinous xanthomatosis
cerebrotomy
cerebrotonia
cerebrotonias

Literary usage of Cerebrospinal meningitis

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1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"Epidemic cerebrospinal meningitis ... Genickstarre) Epidemic cerebrospinal meningitis is an epidemic or sporadic inflammation of the cerebrospinal membranes ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1919)
"FROM November 10, 1917 to June 1, 1918, we had 126 cases of epidemic cerebrospinal meningitis, \vith 65 recoveries and 61 deaths, a mortality of 48.26 per ..."

3. Transactions by Epidemiological Society of London (1899)
"EPIDEMIC cerebrospinal meningitis. BY R. BRUCE LOW, MD (Bead: January 2(MA ... Papers describing certain outbreaks of epidemic cerebrospinal meningitis have ..."

4. The Diseases of infancy and childhood by Henry Koplik (1918)
"The author will first consider cerebrospinal meningitis of the epidemic and sporadic type, ... —cerebrospinal meningitis is an acute infectious disease, ..."

5. Epidemiology and public health: a text and reference book for physicians by Victor Clarence Vaughan (1922)
"It is possible for a syphilitic to develop cerebrospinal meningitis, ... Experimental cerebrospinal meningitis.—The first successful production of typical ..."

6. Infectious Diseases by James Cornelius Wilson, Julius Lincoln Salinger (1910)
"EPIDEMIC cerebrospinal meningitis BY H. EICHHORST, ZÜRICH ETIOLOGY ABOUT the ... There is also a book by Dr. Jaeger (cerebrospinal meningitis as a House ..."

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