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.
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encephalomyelitis

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

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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