myelitis


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my·e·li·tis

 (mī′ə-lī′tĭs)
n.
1. Inflammation of the spinal column.
2. Osteomyelitis.

myelitis

(ˌmaɪɪˈlaɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of the spinal cord or of the bone marrow

my•e•li•tis

(ˌmaɪ əˈlaɪ tɪs)

n.
1. inflammation of the substance of the spinal cord.
2. inflammation of the bone marrow; osteomyelitis.
[1825–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.myelitis - inflammation of the spinal cord
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
Translations

my·e·li·tis

n. mielitis, infl. de la espina dorsal.

myelitis

n mielitis f; transverse — mielitis transversa
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