meningoencephalomyelitis

Inflammation of the brain and spinal cord together with their membranes. [meningo + G. enkephalos, brain, + myelos, marrow, + -itis, inflammation]

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me·nin·go·en·ceph·a·lo·my·eli·tis -in-.sef-ə-lō-.mī-ə-'līt-əs n, pl -elit·i·des -ə-'lit-ə-.dēz inflammation of the meninges, brain, and spinal cord

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me·nin·go·en·ceph·a·lo·my·eli·tis (mə-ning″go-ən-sef″ə-lo-mi″ə-liґtis) inflammation of the meninges, brain, and spinal cord.

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