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Medical Term:

rhizomeningomyelitis

Pronunciation: ri'zo-me-ning'go-mi'e-li'tis

Definition: Inflammation of the nerve roots, the meninges, and the spinal cord.

Synonym(s): radiculomeningomyelitis

[rhizo- + G. meninx, membrane, + myelon, marrow, + -itis, inflammation]

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