Definition of perineuritis in English:

perineuritis

noun

Medicine
  • Originally: †inflammation of the peripheral portion of the optic disc or of the adjacent retina (obsolete). In later use: inflammation of the perineurium of a nerve or nerves.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in The Lancet. From peri- + neuritis. In later use after perineurium.

Pronunciation

perineuritis

/ˌpɛrɪnjʊˈrʌɪtɪs//ˌpɛrɪnjʊəˈrʌɪtɪs/