- a viral infection of the central nervous system and skeletal and heart muscle causing degeneration of tissue.
Origin of encephalomyocarditis
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- An acute viral disease characterized by inflammation and degeneration of skeletal and cardiac muscle and lesions of the central nervous system.
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