Definition of Meningoencephalitis

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




Definition of Meningoencephalitis

1. Noun. (pathology) inflammation of the brain and the meninges ¹

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Medical Definition of Meningoencephalitis

1. Inflammation of both the brain and meninges. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Meningoencephalitis

meningoceles
meningocerebral cicatrix
meningococcaemia
meningococcaemias
meningococcal
meningococcal infections
meningococcal meningitis
meningococcemia
meningococcemias
meningococci
meningococcic
meningococcus
meningocortical
meningocyte
meningoencephalitides
meningoencephalitis (current term)
meningoencephaloceles
meningoencephalomyelitis
meningoencephalopathy
meningomyelitis
meningoradicular
meningoradiculitis
meningorrhachidian
meningorrhagia
meningosis
meningotyphoid fever
meningovascular
meningovascular neurosyphilis

Literary usage of Meningoencephalitis

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1. A Text-book of the practice of medicine by James Magoffin French, Charles Spencer Williamson (1908)
"Remarkable success has followed evacuation and drainage of the abscess in some cases. CHRONIC meningoencephalitis. ..."

2. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"It may be manifested as a mild meningoencephalitis or as an encephalomyelitis, the latter possibly resulting from a low capillary resistance such as is seen ..."

3. Index of 1180 post-mortems of the insane: State Hospital for the Insane by Henry J. Sommer, Allen John Smith (1908)
"... dilated perivascular spaces; chronic meningoencephalitis; gangrene of lung ... dilated perivascular spaces; atrophie meningoencephalitis hypostasis ..."

4. Therapeutic Gazette (1921)
"In a small number of cases, acute meningitis, meningoencephalitis, ... Cases of meningitis, acute meningoencephalitis, and mild vascular syphilis usually ..."

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