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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

(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

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]
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