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Pronunciation: me-ning'go-en-sef-a-li'tis

Definition: An inflammation of the brain and its membranes.

Synonym(s): cerebromeningitis, encephalomeningitis

[meningo- + G. enkephalos, brain, + -itis, inflammation]

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