encephalomyelitis

[en-sef-uh-loh-mahy-uh-lahy-tis]

Origin of encephalomyelitis

First recorded in 1905–10; encephalo- + myelitis
Related formsen·ceph·a·lo·my·e·lit·ic [en-sef-uh-loh-mahy-uh-lit-ik] /ɛnˌsɛf ə loʊˌmaɪ əˈlɪt ɪk/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for encephalomyelitis

encephalomyelitis

noun
  1. acute inflammation of the brain and spinal cord
Derived Formsencephalomyelitic (ɛnˌsɛfələʊˌmaɪəˈlɪtɪk), adjective
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encephalomyelitis in Medicine

encephalomyelitis

[ĕn-sĕf′ə-lō-mī′ə-lītĭs]
n.
  1. An acute inflammation of the brain and spinal cord.
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