ascending neuritis


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as·cend·ing neu·ri·tis

inflammation progressing upward along a nerve trunk in a direction away from the periphery.

ascending neuritis

Etymology: L, ascendere, to rise; Gk, neuron, nerve, itis, inflammation
a nerve inflammation that begins on the periphery and moves upward along a nerve trunk.

as·cend·ing neu·ri·tis

(ă-sending nūr-ītis)
Inflammation progressing upward along a nerve trunk in a direction away from the periphery.

ascending neuritis

Neuritis moving upward along a nerve trunk away from the periphery.
See also: neuritis
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