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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Infectious disease characterized by inflammation of the tissues that surround the brain or spinal cord, usually caused by a bacterial infection.

Usage examples (35)
  • Bacterial meningitis is a rare, but often deadly disease.
  • Viral meningitis is often less severe than bacterial meningitis.
  • Brain Fever is usually called meningitis or encephalitis today ...
  • Investigators hypothesize that meningitis is under-diagnosed in infants. for more
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