neuromyelitis


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neuromyelitis

 [noor″o-mi″ĕ-li´tis]
inflammation of nervous and medullary substance; myelitis attended with neuritis.
neuromyelitis op´tica combined demyelination of the optic nerve and spinal cord, with diminution of vision and possible blindness, flaccid paralysis of extremities, and sensory and genitourinary disturbances.

neu·ro·my·e·li·tis

(nū'rō-mī-el-ī'tis),
Neuritis combined with spinal cord inflammation.
Synonym(s): myeloneuritis
[neuro- + G. myelos, marrow, + -itis, inflammation]

neuromyelitis

/neu·ro·my·eli·tis/ (-mi″ĕ-li´tis) inflammation of nervous and medullary substance; myelitis attended with neuritis.

neuromyelitis

[noo͡r′ōmī′əlī′tis]
Etymology: Gk, neuron + myelos, marrow, itis, inflammation
an abnormal condition characterized by inflammation of the spinal cord and peripheral nerves.

neu·ro·my·e·li·tis

(nūr'ō-mī-ĕ-lī'tis)
Neuritis combined with spinal cord inflammation.
Synonym(s): myeloneuritis.
[neuro- + G. myelos, marrow, + -itis, inflammation]

neuromyelitis (nerˈ·ō·mī·līˑ·tis),

n a condition distinguished by the in-flammation of spinal cord, peripheral nerves, and associated muscle area.

neuromyelitis

inflammation of nervous and medullary substance; myelitis attended with neuritis.
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