- inflammation of a nerve.
- continuous pain in a nerve, associated with paralysis and sensory disturbances.
Origin of neuritis
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- inflammation of a nerve or nerves, often accompanied by pain and loss of function in the affected part
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Word Origin and History for neuritic
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- The inflammation of a nerve or group of nerves that is characterized by pain, loss of reflexes, and atrophy of the affected muscles.
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