Eastern equine encephalitis

or east·ern e·quine en·ceph·a·li·tis

[ ee-stern ee-kwahyn en-sef-uh-lahy-tis, ek-wahyn ]

nounPathology, Veterinary Pathology.
  1. a rare, potentially serious form of equine encephalitis transmitted to humans and other animals by the bite of an infected mosquito. Abbreviation: EEE

Origin of Eastern equine encephalitis

First recorded in 1930–35
  • Also called Triple E .

Words Nearby Eastern equine encephalitis

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