- inflammation of a nerve.
- continuous pain in a nerve, associated with paralysis and sensory disturbances.
Origin of neuritis
Examples from the Web for neuritis
Historical Examples of neuritis
Alas for the power of elderly ladies to keep off neuritis by defiance!
"You have neuritis when you catch cold in the wind, and you know it," he told her.
Neuritis is a form of rheumatism or gout which involves the nerves.
Neuritis and sclerotic lesions of the nerve-centres are not uncommon in the history of acquired and inherited gout.
All this strain was not for nothing, and at the end of the year we find him suffering from erysipelas and neuritis.Charles Bradlaugh: a Record of His Life and Work, Volume II (of 2)
Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner and J. M. (John Mackinnon) Robertson
- inflammation of a nerve or nerves, often accompanied by pain and loss of function in the affected part
- The inflammation of a nerve or group of nerves that is characterized by pain, loss of reflexes, and atrophy of the affected muscles.