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polyneuritis

[ pol-ee-noo-rahy-tis, -nyoo- ]
/ ˌpɒl i nʊˈraɪ tɪs, -nyʊ- /
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noun Pathology.
inflammation of several nerves at the same time; multiple neuritis.
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Origin of polyneuritis

First recorded in 1885–90; poly- + neuritis

OTHER WORDS FROM polyneuritis

pol·y·neu·rit·ic [pol-ee-noo-rit-ik, -nyoo-], /ˌpɒl i nʊˈrɪt ɪk, -nyʊ-/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for polyneuritis

polyneuritis
/ (ˌpɒlɪnjʊˈraɪtɪs) /

noun
inflammation of many nerves at the same time
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