Definition of Choriomeningitis

1. Noun. A cerebral meningitis with cellular infiltration of the meninges.

Specialized synonyms: Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis
Generic synonyms: Meningitis

Definition of Choriomeningitis

1. Noun. (medicine) A form of cerebral meningitis associated with inflammation of the choroid plexus ¹

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Medical Definition of Choriomeningitis

1. A form of meningitis which involves the choroid plexus, particularly the third and fourth ventricles. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Choriomeningitis

choriocapillary layer
choriomeningitis (current term)
chorion frondosum
chorion laeve
chorionic ectoderm
chorionic epithelioma
chorionic gonadotrophic hormone
chorionic gonadotrophin
chorionic gonadotropin
chorionic gonadotropin unit
chorionic growth hormone-prolactin
chorionic plate
chorionic sac
chorionic villi

Literary usage of Choriomeningitis

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

1. Manual of Microbiologic Monitoring of Laboratory Animals edited by Kim Waggie (1994)
"Pathogenesis of chronic disease associated with persistent lymphocytic choriomeningitis viral infection. I. Relationship of antibody production to disease ..."

2. Biosafety in Microbiological and Biomedical Laboratories edited by Jonathan Y. Richmond, Robert W. McKinney (1994)
"Agent: Lymphocytic choriomeningitis Virus Laboratory-associated infections with LCM virus are well- documented in facilities where infections occur in ..."

3. Biosafety in the Laboratory: Prudent Practices for the Handling and Disposal by National Research Council (U. S.) (1989)
"Agent: Lymphocytic choriomeningitis (LCM) virus Laboratory-associated infections with lympho- cytic choriomeningitis virus are well documented in facilities ..."

4. Mammalian Models for Research on Aging by Bennett J. Cohen, Institute Of Laboratory Animal Resources, National Research Council Staff (1981)
"At least l7 viruses cause infections in mice of all ages: lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus, mouse hepatitis virus (including lethal intestinal virus of ..."

5. Guidelines for the Humane Transportation of Research Animals by Ilar, National Research Council (U. S.) (2006)
"... virus of mice) GD-VII (Theiler's murine encephalomyelitis virus strain) RED 3 (Reovirus type 3) EDIM (Group A rotavirus) Lymphocytic choriomeningitis ..."

6. Microbial and Phenotypic Definition of Rats and Mice: Proceedings of the by National Research Council Staff, Commission on Life Sciences, ebrary, Inc, International Committee (1999)
"Lymphocytic choriomeningitis (LCM) virus B Ectromelia virus E. coli 0115a, c:k(B) C Minute virus of mice Facilities 0/209 0/51 0/640 0/79 0/1509 ..."

7. Novel Systems for the Study of Human Disease: From Basic Research to by OECD Staff, (Paris) Organisation for Economic Co-ope, SourceOECD (Online service) (1998)
"... the insulin promoter has been used to direct the expression of different genes specifically in the pancreatic n-cells: ie lymphocytic choriomeningitis ..."

8. The Oxford Medicine by Henry Asbury Christian, James Mackenzie (1920)
"However, this does not approach the high counts seen in mumps, poliomyelitis, lymphocytic choriomeningitis and ..."

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