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meningoencephalitis

 [mĕ-ning″go-en-sef″ah-li´tis]
inflammation of the brain and its meninges; called also encephalomeningitis.
primary amebic meningoencephalitis a rare and often fatal acute, febrile, purulent meningoencephalitis caused by usually free-living soil and water amebas of the genera Naegleria, Acanthamoeba, and Hartmannella.

me·nin·go·en·ceph·a·li·tis

(mĕ-ning'gō-en-sef-ă-lī'tis),
An inflammation of the brain and its membranes.
[meningo- + G. enkephalos, brain, + -itis, inflammation]

meningoencephalitis

/me·nin·go·en·ceph·a·li·tis/ (mĕ-ning″go-en-sef″ah-li´tis) inflammation of the brain and meninges.
toxoplasmic meningoencephalitis  meningoencephalitis occurring in toxoplasmosis, with seizures and mental confusion followed by coma; often fatal if untreated.

meningoencephalitis

(mə-nĭng′gō-ĕn-sĕf′ə-lī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the brain and meninges.

me·nin′go·en·ceph′a·lit′ic (-lĭt′ĭk) adj.

meningoencephalitis

[-ensef′əlī′tis]
Etymology: Gk, meninx, membrane, enkephalos, brain, itis, inflammation
an inflammation of both the brain and the meninges, usually caused by a bacterial infection.

meningoencephalitis

Inflammation of the brain and meninges.

meningoencephalitis

 Neurology Inflammation of the brain and its covering. See Primary acquired meningoencephalitis, West Nile meningoencephalitis.

me·nin·go·en·ceph·a·li·tis

(mĕ-ning'gō-en-sef'ăl-ī'tis)
An inflammation of the brain and its membranes.
Synonym(s): cerebromeningitis, encephalomeningitis.
[meningo- + G. enkephalos, brain, + -itis, inflammation]

meningoencephalitis

Inflammation of the brain and the surrounding membranes (MENINGES).

me·nin·go·en·ceph·a·li·tis

(mĕ-ning'gō-en-sef'ăl-ī'tis)
Inflammation of brain and its membranes.
Synonym(s): cerebromeningitis.
[meningo- + G. enkephalos, brain, + -itis, inflammation]

meningoencephalitis

(məning´gōensef´əlī´tis),
n an inflammation of both the brain and the meninges, usually caused by a bacterial infection.

meningoencephalitis

encephalomeningitis; inflammation of the brain and its meninges. Most meningoencephalitides in animals are bacterial and combine the fever, pain and rigidity of a meningitis with the tremor, convulsions and paralysis of an encephalitis. Localizing signs such as circling, falling to one side, unilateral facial paralysis and Jacksonian type seizures are more common than in a viral encephalitis.

bovine infectious meningoencephalitis
eosinophilic meningoencephalitis
see sodium chloride poisoning (in pigs).
listerial meningoencephalitis
pasteurella meningoencephalitis
can be caused by Pasteurella multocida or Mannheimiahaemolytica in calves and in horses, mules and donkeys. Clinical signs include tremor, opisthotonos, rotation of the eyeballs, blindness, collapse and coma.
Pug meningoencephalitis
an acute or chronic neurologic disease of young or adult Pugs with predominantly cerebral signs which include depression, circling, head pressing and blindness. Cerebellar signs sometimes also occur. A viral etiology is suspected.
streptococcal meningoencephalitis
a common complication of streptococcal septicemia of newborn pigs. The cause is usually Streptococcus suis type 1. The syndrome includes stiffness, tremor, blindness, recumbency and violent, paddling convulsions.
thromboembolic meningoencephalitis
West Nile equine meningoencephalitis
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