neuritis


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neu·ri·tis

 (no͝o-rī′tĭs, nyo͝o-)
n.
Inflammation of a nerve or group of nerves, characterized by pain, loss of reflexes, and atrophy of the affected muscles.

neu·rit′ic (-rĭt′ĭk) adj.

neuritis

(njʊˈraɪtɪs)
n
(Medicine) inflammation of a nerve or nerves, often accompanied by pain and loss of function in the affected part
neuritic adj

neu•ri•tis

(nʊˈraɪ tɪs, nyʊ-)

n.
inflammation of a nerve, often marked by pain, numbness or tingling, or paralysis.
[1830–40; < Greek neûr(on) sinew, nerve + -itis]
neu•rit′ic (-ˈrɪt ɪk) adj.

neuritis

1. an inflammation in a nerve.
2. a continuous pain in a nerve, associated with paralysis, loss of reflexes, and sensory disturbances. — neuritic, adj.
See also: Nerves
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.neuritis - inflammation of a nerve accompanied by pain and sometimes loss of function
inflammation, redness, rubor - a response of body tissues to injury or irritation; characterized by pain and swelling and redness and heat
multiple neuritis, polyneuritis - inflammation of many or all of the peripheral nerves (as in leprosy)
retrobulbar neuritis - inflammation of the optic nerve behind the eye; common in multiple sclerosis
Translations
neuritida

neuritis

[njʊəˈraɪtɪs] Nneuritis f

neuritis

neuritis

n neuritis f; optical — neuritis óptica
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