Definition of Neuritis

1. Noun. Inflammation of a nerve accompanied by pain and sometimes loss of function.




Definition of Neuritis

1. n. Inflammation of a nerve.

Definition of Neuritis

1. Noun. (context: neurology pathology) Inflammation of one or more nerves. ¹

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Definition of Neuritis

1. inflammation of a nerve [n -RITIDES or -RITISES]

Medical Definition of Neuritis

1. Inflammation of a nerve, a condition attended by pain and tenderness over the nerves, anaesthesia and paraesthesias, paralysis, wasting and disappearance of the reflexes. In practice, the term is also used to denote noninflammatory lesions of the peripheral nervous system. If the involvement is in one nerve it is called mononeuritis, in several nerves, mononeuritis multiplex, if diffuse and bilateral, polyneuritis. See: neuropathy. (16 Dec 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Neuritis

neurimotility
neurimotor
neurine
neurines
neurinoma
neurism
neurisms
neurit
neurite
neurites
neuritic
neuritic atrophy
neuritic plaque
neuritics
neuritides
neuritis (current term)
neuritises
neuro
neuro-
neuro-central
neuro-cybernetics
neuro-epidermal
neuro-linguistic programming
neuro-oncologist
neuro-oncology
neuro-ophthalmology
neuro-otology
neuro cybernetics
neuroactive

Literary usage of Neuritis

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1. The Principles and practice of medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1903)
"I. neuritis (Inflammation of the Bundles of Nerve fibres). neuritis may be localized in a single nerve, or general, involving a large number of nerves, ..."

2. 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 (1902)
"Definition and Pathology of neuritis.—Dr. Archibald Church spoke on this phase of the ... He said that some fifteen years ago nothing was heard of neuritis. ..."

3. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1902)
"Definition and Pathology of neuritis.—Dr. Archibald Church spoke on this phase of the ... He said that some fifteen years ago nothing was heard of neuritis. ..."

4. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1916)
"The total amount of emetin necessary to produce neuritis varies greatly. The prognosis is good; the symptoms clear up gradually, usually over several weeks, ..."

5. Text-book of Ophthalmology by Ernst Fuchs (1911)
"Among such disturbances must be classed above all the infectious diseases; and neuritis occurs, although rarely, in the acute exanthemata (measles, ..."

6. A Text-book of the Practice of Medicine by James Meschter Anders (1898)
"neuritis. Pathology.—A true neuritis is almost always an inflammation of the ... The so-called parenchymatous neuritis is really a degenerative process ..."

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