Definition of Meningitis. Meaning of Meningitis. Synonyms of Meningitis

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Definition of Meningitis

Meningitis
Meningitis Men`in*gi"tis, n. [NL. See Meninges, and -itis.] (Med.) Inflammation of the membranes of the brain or spinal cord. Cerebro-spinal meningitis. See under Cerebro-spinal.

Meaning of Meningitis from wikipedia

- Meningitis is an acute inflammation of the protective membranes covering the brain and spinal cord, known collectively as the meninges. The most common...
- Viral meningitis, also known as aseptic meningitis, is a type of meningitis due to a viral infection. It results in inflammation of the meninges (the...
- Tuberculous meningitis is also known as TB meningitis or tubercular meningitis. Tuberculous meningitis is Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection of the meninges—the...
- Aseptic meningitis is the inflammation of the meninges, a membrane covering the brain and spinal cord in patients whose cerebral spinal fluid test result...
- known as a cause of meningitis, it can also result in sepsis, which is an even more damaging and dangerous condition. Meningitis and meningococcemia are...
- referred to as meningococcus, is a Gram-negative bacterium that can cause meningitis and other forms of meningococcal disease such as meningococcemia, a life-threatening...
- Meningism is a set of symptoms similar to those of meningitis but not caused by meningitis. Whereas meningitis is inflammation of the meninges (membranes that...
- Mollaret's meningitis is a recurrent, benign (non-cancerous), aseptic meningitis, it is also referred to as benign recurrent lymphocytic meningitis. It was...
- cutaneous cryptococcosis Pulmonary cryptococcosis Cryptococcal meningitis. Cryptococcal meningitis (infection of the meninges, the tissue covering the brain)...
- African meningitis belt is a region in sub-Saharan Africa where the rate of incidence of meningitis is very high. The primary cause of meningitis of the...
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