polyneuritis(redirected from acute infectious polyneuritis)
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Related to acute infectious polyneuritis: acute idiopathic polyneuritis
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.
(Pathology) inflammation of many nerves at the same time
pol•y•neu•ri•tis(ˌpɒl i nʊˈraɪ tɪs, -nyʊ-)
an inflammation or inflammatory disease of peripheral nerves.
neuritis that affects several or many nerves.See also: Nerves
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|Noun||1.||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