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Dictionary entry overview: What does meningoencephalitis mean?
• MENINGOENCEPHALITIS (noun)
The noun MENINGOENCEPHALITIS has 1 sense:
1. inflammation of the brain and spinal cord and their meninges
Familiarity information: MENINGOENCEPHALITIS used as a noun is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
|Sense 1||meningoencephalitis [BACK TO TOP]|
Inflammation of the brain and spinal cord and their meninges
Nouns denoting stable states of affairs
Hypernyms ("meningoencephalitis" 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)
cephalitis; encephalitis; phrenitis (inflammation of the brain usually caused by a virus; symptoms include headache and neck pain and drowsiness and nausea and fever ('phrenitis' is no longer in scientific use))
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