spinal meningitis


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spinal meningitis

n.
Inflammation of the membranes enclosing the spinal cord, especially a usually fatal form that affects infants and young children and is caused by a strain of a gram-negative bacterium (Hemophilus influenzae) formerly thought to cause influenza.
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