Examples from the Web for meningitis
Nancy was born with meningitis, septicemia, and hydrocephalus.U.K. Courts Grant Mother Right to End Her 12-Year-Old Disabled Daughter’s Life|Elizabeth Picciuto|November 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rarely, severe infections can lead to inflammation of the brain or meningitis.Thanks to Anti-Vaxxers, Mumps Are Back. What’s Next?|Russell Saunders|March 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One is meningitis, an infection of the lining of the brain, that is fatal in about 10 percent of cases.Princeton Considers Vaccinations for Slow-Moving Meningitis Outbreak|Kent Sepkowitz|November 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Oscar Wilde, it should be noted, had also been touched by early loss: his sister, Isola, died at age nine of meningitis.Charles Dickens' Enduring Insights on Human Loss and Suffering|David Frum|February 18, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Writer Frank McCourt died Sunday at the age of 78 after battling skin cancer and meningitis.
Meningitis, nervous and joint complications are among the rarer sequels.
The first symptom of meningitis is usually a stiffness of the muscles at the back of the neck.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley
The rumors embraced everything from meningitis to suicide, everything except the truth.The Dominant Strain|Anna Chapin Ray
I did have congestive chill, ticdouloureux, meningitis, lock-jaw and curvature of the spine.The Gay Gnani of Gingalee|Florence Huntley
Headaches may be occasioned by disorders of the brain and spinal column, such as meningitis.The Mother and Her Child|William S. Sadler
British Dictionary definitions for meningitis
Word Origin and History for meningitis
"inflammation of the meninges," 1825, coined from Modern Latin meninga, from Greek meninx (genitive meningos) "membrane," in medical Latin especially that of the brain (see member) + -itis "disease." Related: Meningitic.