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OTHER WORDS FROM encephalitisen·ceph·a·lit·ic [en-sef-uh-lit-ik] /ɛnˌsɛf əˈlɪt ɪk/, adjectivepost·en·ceph·a·lit·ic, adjectivepseu·do·en·ceph·a·lit·ic, adjective
Words nearby encephalitis
British Dictionary definitions for encephalitic
Derived forms of encephalitisencephalitic (ˌɛnsɛfəˈlɪtɪk), adjective
Medical definitions for encephalitic
n. pl. en•ceph•a•lit•i•des (-lĭt′ĭ-dēz)
Other words from encephalitisen•ceph′a•lit′ic (-lĭt′ĭk) adj.
Scientific definitions for encephalitic
Cultural definitions for encephalitic
An inflammation of the brain. Encephalitis may be caused by a virus or lead poisoning, or it may be a complication of another disease, such as influenza or measles. Encephalitis can cause permanent brain damage or death. It is also possible, however, to recover from it completely.