Related formsen·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
Examples from the Web for encephalitis
It can cause pneumonia and encephalitis, as well as the telltale rash and “measly” feeling of those who are ill.A Maddening Case of the Measles in Orthodox Jewish Brooklyn|Kent Sepkowitz|June 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In encephalitis and myelitis there is an interruption of motor nerve-currents.
Purulent lepto-meningitis is usually accompanied by encephalitis.
British Dictionary definitions for encephalitis
Derived Formsencephalitic (ˌɛnsɛfəˈlɪtɪk), adjective
Medicine definitions for encephalitis
n. pl. en•ceph•a•lit•i•des (-lĭt′ĭ-dēz)
Related formsen•ceph′a•lit′ic (-lĭt′ĭk) adj.
Science definitions for encephalitis
Culture definitions for encephalitis
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.