cerebrospinal fever


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Noun1.cerebrospinal fever - meningitis caused by bacteria and often fatal
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
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Meningococcemia is also called meningococcal meningitis or cerebrospinal fever.

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