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Inflammation of the brain.
en·ceph′a·lit′ic (-lĭt′ĭk) adj.
nAlso called: cephalitis
(Pathology) inflammation of the brain
en•ceph•a•li•tis(ɛnˌsɛf əˈlaɪ tɪs)
1. inflammation of the substance of the brain.
en•ceph`a•lit′ic (-ˈlɪt ɪk) adj.
Inflammation of the brain, usually caused by infection with a virus.
an inflamed condition of the brain.See also: Brain
An infection of the brain with severe symptoms, caused by a virus.
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|Noun||1.||encephalitis - 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)|
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
acute hemorrhagic encephalitis - encephalitis that resembles apoplexy due to blood extravasation
equine encephalitis, equine encephalomyelitis - encephalitis caused by a virus that is transmitted by a mosquito from an infected horse
acute inclusion body encephalitis, herpes encephalitis, herpes simplex encephalitis - common form of acute encephalitis caused by herpes simplex 1; usually affects the temporal and frontal lobes
leukoencephalitis - inflammation of the white matter of the brain
cerebromeningitis, encephalomeningitis, meningoencephalitis - inflammation of the brain and spinal cord and their meninges
panencephalitis - diffuse inflammation of the entire brain
encephalitis lethargica, epidemic encephalitis, lethargic encephalitis, sleeping sickness, sleepy sickness - an encephalitis that was epidemic between 1915 and 1926; symptoms include paralysis of the extrinsic eye muscle and extreme muscular weakness
West Nile encephalitis - encephalitis caused by the West Nile virus; can be fatal in humans and horses and birds
encephalitis[ˌensefəˈlaɪtɪs] N → encefalitis f
n → Gehirnentzündung f
encephalitis[ˌɛnsɛfəˈlaɪtɪs] n → encefalite f
n. encefalitis, infl. del encéfalo;
acute hemorrhagic ___ → ___ aguda hemorrágica;
acute necrotizing ___ → ___ aguda necrotizante;
bacterial ___ → ___ bacteriana;
epidemic ___ → ___ epidémica;
experimental allergic ___ → ___ experimental alérgica;
herpes ___ → ___ herpética;
lethargic ___ → ___ letárgica;
neonatorum ___ → ___ del recién nacido;
purulent ___ → ___ purulenta;
pyogenic ___ → ___ piogénica;
suppurative ___ → ___ supurativa.