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WEST NILE ENCEPHALITIS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does West Nile encephalitis mean? 

WEST NILE ENCEPHALITIS (noun)
  The noun WEST NILE ENCEPHALITIS has 1 sense:

1. encephalitis caused by the West Nile virus; can be fatal in humans and horses and birds

  Familiarity information: WEST NILE ENCEPHALITIS used as a noun is very rare.


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WEST NILE ENCEPHALITIS (noun)


Sense 1West Nile encephalitis [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Encephalitis caused by the West Nile virus; can be fatal in humans and horses and birds

Classified under:

Nouns denoting stable states of affairs

Hypernyms ("West Nile encephalitis" is a kind of...):

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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