cerebromeningitis


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Noun1.cerebromeningitis - inflammation of the brain and spinal cord and their meninges
meningitis - infectious disease characterized by inflammation of the meninges (the tissues that surround the brain or spinal cord) usually caused by a bacterial infection; symptoms include headache and stiff neck and fever and nausea
cephalitis, encephalitis, phrenitis - inflammation of the brain usually caused by a virus; symptoms include headache and neck pain and drowsiness and nausea and fever (`phrenitis' is no longer in scientific use)
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She was suspected to have chronic bacterial cerebromeningitis, and was therefore treated with ceftriaxone and moxifloxacin.
Brucellosis, mainly transmitted by touching animals, may injure the central nervous system and cause complications such as cerebromeningitis," Beijing Ditan Hospital experts said.
A rare and often unrecognized cerebromeningitis and hemodynamic disorder: a major cause of sudden death in somatic cell cloned piglets.