from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Inflammation of the brain or meninges, as in encephalitis or meningitis.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Inflammation of the brain; phrenitis; meningitis.

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  • noun pathology, dated encephalitis or meningitis

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  • noun meningitis caused by bacteria and often fatal


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