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Related to epidemic meningitis: epidemic encephalitis
(Pathology) another name for cerebrospinal meningitis
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|Noun||1.||epidemic meningitis - meningitis caused by bacteria and often fatal|
meningitis - infectious disease characterized by inflammation of the meninges (the tissues that surround the brain or spinal cord) usually caused by a bacterial infection; symptoms include headache and stiff neck and fever and nausea