Definition of meningoencephalitis in English:

meningoencephalitis

noun

mass nounMedicine
  • Inflammation of the membranes of the brain and the adjoining cerebral tissue.

    • ‘Bacterial encephalitis is rare and usually occurs in the setting of meningoencephalitis.’
    • ‘The signs of West Nile virus are similar to enteroviral meningoencephalitis.’
    • ‘Burkett claims to have contracted meningoencephalitis while serving in Panama.’
    • ‘Disease also includes endocarditis, keratitis, osteomyelitis, peritonitis, and meningoencephalitis.’
    • ‘An infant with botulism is often diagnosed with sepsis or meningoencephalitis because of symptoms of lethargy and irritability on presentation.’

Pronunciation

meningoencephalitis

/mɪˈŋɪŋɡəʊɛnˌsɛfəˈlʌɪtɪs//mɪˈŋɪdʒəʊɛnˌsɛfəˈlʌɪtɪs//mɪˈŋɪŋɡəʊɛnˌkɛfəˈlʌɪtɪs//mɪˈŋɪdʒəʊɛnˌkɛfəˈlʌɪtɪs/