spinal meningitis n.
Inflammation of the membranes enclosing the spinal cord, especially a usually fatal form that affects infants and young children and is caused by a strain of gram-negative bacteria (Hemophilus influenzae).
Several years before Lou contracted ALS, Bruce Campbell, a Cleveland outfielder, came down with spinal meningitis.
But you did not have such a physician as I did when I had spinal meningitis.
"spinal meningitis," they said laconically, and they were taking him down to the hospital.
The symptoms are, therefore, closely allied to those of spinal meningitis and congestion.
The doctor charged the boy with shamming, but now he says it was spinal meningitis.
All these died in a similar manner which, from the description given afterwards, must have been spinal meningitis.
I was called to see a young man in the hospital, suffering from spinal meningitis.
"You have spinal meningitis," says the doctor, never batting an eye.
Under D 7b the father, who died of spinal meningitis, was migrainous and had many epileptic relatives, the mother is neurotic.
We have just got back from the pyramids, and dad is being treated for spinal meningitis, on account of riding a camel.