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pol·y·neu·ri·tis

 (pŏl′ē-no͝o-rī′tĭs, -nyo͝o-)
n.
Inflammation of several nerves at one time, marked by paralysis, pain, and muscle wasting. Also called multiple neuritis.

pol′y·neu·rit′ic (-rĭt′ĭk) adj.

polyneuritis

(ˌpɒlɪnjʊˈraɪtɪs)
n
(Pathology) inflammation of many nerves at the same time

pol•y•neu•ri•tis

(ˌpɒl i nʊˈraɪ tɪs, -nyʊ-)

n.
an inflammation or inflammatory disease of peripheral nerves.
[1885–90]

polyneuritis

neuritis that affects several or many nerves.
See also: Nerves
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.polyneuritis - inflammation of many or all of the peripheral nerves (as in leprosy)
neuritis - inflammation of a nerve accompanied by pain and sometimes loss of function
Guillain-Barre syndrome, infectious polyneuritis, Landry's paralysis - a form of peripheral polyneuritis characterized by pain and weakness and sometimes paralysis of the limbs; cause is unknown