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Meaning of PHRENITIS

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  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)
 

PHRENITIS is a 9 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: cephalitis, encephalitis
 
 See Also: acute hemorrhagic encephalitis, acute inclusion body encephalitis, encephalitis lethargica, epidemic encephalitis, equine encephalitis, equine encephalomyelitis, herpes encephalitis, herpes simplex encephalitis, inflammation, lethargic encephalitis, leukoencephalitis, panencephalitis, redness, rubor, sleeping sickness, sleepy sickness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Phre*ni"tis\, n. [L., fr. Gr. ?, fr. ?, ?.]
1. (Med.) Inflammation of the brain, or of the meninges of
   the brain, attended with acute fever and delirium; --
   called also {cephalitis}.

2. See {Frenzy}.

 

 

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