encephalomyelitis

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en·ceph·a·lo·my·e·li·tis

 (ĕn-sĕf′ə-lō-mī′ə-lī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the brain and spinal cord.

encephalomyelitis

(ɛnˌsɛfələʊˌmaɪəˈlaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) acute inflammation of the brain and spinal cord
encephalomyelitic adj

en•ceph•a•lo•my•e•li•tis

(ɛnˌsɛf ə loʊˌmaɪ əˈlaɪ tɪs)

n.
inflammation of the brain and spinal cord.
[1905–10]
en•ceph`a•lo•my`e•lit′ic (-ˈlɪt ɪk) adj.
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Noun1.encephalomyelitis - inflammation of the brain and spinal cord
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
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en·ceph·a·lo·my·e·li·tis

n. encefalomielitis, infl. del encéfalo y de la médula espinal, que puede ser letal.
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Then that fall after a difficult day where Elizabeth had a terrible seizure and knocked herself out, and the encephalomyelitic boy ate a dirt clod and had to be wheeled off to surgery again--she returned home ready to pack up.
Sequencing and antigenic studies of a Norwegian virus isolated from encephalomyelitic sheep confirm the existence of louping ill virus outside Great Britain and Ireland.
In the 1960s, the biphasic, encephalomyelitic form, which causes staggering gait and weakness to paralysis of the hind legs, was apparent among infected semiferal horses in Camargue (25).