cerebrospinal meningitis: Meaning and Definition of

cerebrospi'nal meningi'tis

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— Pathol. Pathol.
  1. an acute inflammation of the meninges of the brain and spinal cord, caused by a specific organism, accompanied by fever and occasionally red spots on the skin. Also called
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