Encephalitis - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |enˌsefəˈlaɪtəs|  American pronunciation of the word encephalitis
Brit.  |ɛnˌsɛfəˈlʌɪtɪs|  British pronunciation of the word encephalitis

noun

- 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) (syn: cephalitis, phrenitis)
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