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disseminated neuritisAn older term for an inflammatory neuropathy with segmental lesions of axons and myelin sheath of peripheral sensory and motor nerves; it is clinically characterised by pain, tenderness and loss of function. It is little used in the working medical parlance.
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Neuritis involving a large group of nerves.
See also: neuritis
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