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cephalitis

[sef-uh-lahy-tis]
noun Pathology.
  1. encephalitis.
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Origin of cephalitis

First recorded in 1805–15; cephal- + -itis
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Historical Examples of cephalitis

  • Meningitis,—I use this term as being more pathologically correct than Cephalitis, which I formerly adopted.

    Remarks on the Subject of Lactation

    Edward Morton


cephalitis in Medicine

cephalitis

(sĕf′ə-lītĭs)
n.
  1. encephalitis
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