Origin of cerebritis

First recorded in 1865–70; cerebr- + -itis
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Examples from the Web for cerebritis

Historical Examples of cerebritis

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

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

    United States Department of Agriculture

  • 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

cerebritis in Medicine


  1. Nonlocalized inflammation of the cerebrum.
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