Definition of Encephalomyelitis

1. Noun. Inflammation of the brain and spinal cord.

Generic synonyms: Inflammation, Redness, Rubor



Definition of Encephalomyelitis

1. Noun. (pathology) Inflammation of the brain and spinal cord. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Encephalomyelitis

1. Inflammation of the brain and spinal cord, usually caused by viral, bacterial, fungal, or parasitic agents. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Encephalomyelitis

encephalographies
encephalographs
encephalography
encephaloid
encephaloid cancer
encephalolith
encephalology
encephaloma
encephalomalacia
encephalomeningitis
encephalomeningocele
encephalomeningopathy
encephalomere
encephalometer
encephalomyelitides
encephalomyelitis (current term)
encephalomyeloneuropathy
encephalomyelonic axis
encephalomyelopathy
encephalomyeloradiculitis
encephalomyeloradiculopathy
encephalomyocarditis
encephalomyocarditis virus
encephalomyopathies
encephalomyopathy
encephalon
encephalonarcosis
encephalopathia

Literary usage of Encephalomyelitis

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1903)
"A Contribution to the Knowledge of Disseminated encephalomyelitis. ... encephalomyelitis.—A school teacher, thirty-nine years of age, with mental symptoms ..."

2. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"THE INFLUENCE OF SEX ON EQUINE encephalomyelitis IN THE MOUSE AND ON ITS ... The virus was the strain of Eastern equine encephalomyelitis virus used in ..."

3. Biosafety in the Laboratory: Prudent Practices for the Handling and Disposal by National Research Council (U. S.) (1989)
"Infection of newly hatched chickens with eastern and western equine encephalomyelitis viruses is especially hazardous and should be undertaken under ..."

4. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"These cases of encephalomyelitis merge so strongly into the picture of encephalopathies not of mumps origin that the activation of other latent ..."

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