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

Definition: Inflammation of the brain and spinal cord together with their membranes.

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

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