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An agent that evokes encephalitis, particularly with reference to the antigen that produces experimental allergic encephalomyelitis.
[encephalitis + G. -gen, producing]
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Opdenakker, "Leukocyte gelatinase B cleavage releases encephalitogens from human myelin basic protein," Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications, vol.

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