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cerebritis

[ser-uh-brahy-tis]
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noun
  1. inflammation of the brain, especially of the cerebrum.

Origin of cerebritis

First recorded in 1865–70; cerebr- + -itis
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Examples from the Web for cerebritis

Historical Examples

  • Softening and abscess of the brain are terminations of cerebritis.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

    United States Department of Agriculture

  • It was a poison which produced a mild form of cerebritis that dulled but did not deaden the mental powers.

    The Crack of Doom

    Robert Cromie


cerebritis in Medicine

cerebritis

(sĕr′ə-brītĭs)
n.
  1. Nonlocalized inflammation of the cerebrum.
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