Definition of leucoencephalitis in English:

leucoencephalitis

noun

  • 1Veterinary Medicine softening of the white matter of the brain in horses following a diet of mouldy corn.

  • 2Pathology inflammation of the white matter of the brain in humans.

Origin

Early 20th century.

Pronunciation

leucoencephalitis

/ˌl(j)uːkəʊɛnˌsɛfəˈlʌɪtɪs//ˌl(j)uːkəʊɛnˌkɛfəˈlʌɪtɪs//ˌl(j)uːkəʊˌɛnsɛfəˈlʌɪtɪs/