epidemic meningitis

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Related to acute pyogenic meningitis: Purulent Meningitis

epidemic meningitis

A term variously used for:
(1) Meningococcal meningitis (most commonly);
(2) Bacterial meningitis;
(3) Nonbacterial meningitides.
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