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cerebritis

[ ser-uh-brahy-tis ]
/ ˌsɛr əˈbraɪ tɪs /
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noun
inflammation of the brain, especially of the cerebrum.
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Origin of cerebritis

First recorded in1865–70; cerebr- + -itis
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How to use cerebritis in a sentence

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

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse|United States Department of Agriculture

Medical definitions for cerebritis

cerebritis
[ sĕr′ə-brītĭs ]

n.
Nonlocalized inflammation of the cerebrum.
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