Saint Louis encephalitis

[ lōōĭs ]

n.

A viral encephalitis occurring in parts of North America and transmitted by a mosquito of the genus Culex.

Nearby words

  1. scleredema,
  2. scleredema adultorum,
  3. sclereid,
  4. sclerema,
  5. sclerema neonatorum,
  6. scleriritomy,
  7. sclerite,
  8. scleritic,
  9. scleritis,
  10. sclero-


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