Dictionary.com

meningism

[ mĕnĭn-jĭz′əm, mə-nĭn- ]
Save This Word!

n.

A condition of meningeal irritation in which symptoms mimic those of meningitis but in which no inflammation is present, often occurring during febrile illnesses in children.

QUIZZES

QUIZ YOURSELF ON “ITS” VS. “IT’S”!

Apostrophes can be tricky; prove you know the difference between it’s and its in this crafty quiz!
Question 1 of 12
On the farm, the feed for chicks is significantly different from the roosters’; ______ not even comparable.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Hate Typos? Get Grammar Coach