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Meaning of SLEEPING SICKNESS

 
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 Definition: 
[n]  an encephalitis that was epidemic between 1915 and 1926; symptoms include paralysis of the extrinsic eye muscle and extreme muscular weakness
 
 Synonyms: encephalitis lethargica, epidemic encephalitis, lethargic encephalitis, sleepy sickness
 
 See Also: cephalitis, encephalitis, phrenitis

 

 

 

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