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EPIDEMIC MENINGITIS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does epidemic meningitis mean? 

EPIDEMIC MENINGITIS (noun)
  The noun EPIDEMIC MENINGITIS has 1 sense:

1. meningitis caused by bacteria and often fatal

  Familiarity information: EPIDEMIC MENINGITIS used as a noun is very rare.


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EPIDEMIC MENINGITIS (noun)


Sense 1epidemic meningitis [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Meningitis caused by bacteria and often fatal

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Synonyms:

brain fever; cerebrospinal fever; cerebrospinal meningitis; epidemic meningitis

Hypernyms ("epidemic meningitis" is a kind of...):

meningitis (infectious disease characterized by inflammation of the meninges (the tissues that surround the brain or spinal cord) usually caused by a bacterial infection; symptoms include headache and stiff neck and fever and nausea)


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