cephalitis

[ sef-uh-lahy-tis ]
/ ˌsɛf əˈlaɪ tɪs /

noun Pathology.

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Origin of cephalitis

First recorded in 1805–15; cephal- + -itis
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Medical definitions for cephalitis

cephalitis
[ sĕf′ə-lītĭs ]

n.

encephalitis
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