Definition of meningoencephalitis in English:

meningoencephalitis

noun

Medicine
  • Inflammation of the membranes of the brain and the adjoining cerebral tissue.

    • ‘The signs of West Nile virus are similar to enteroviral meningoencephalitis.’
    • ‘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.’
    • ‘Bacterial encephalitis is rare and usually occurs in the setting of meningoencephalitis.’
    • ‘Burkett claims to have contracted meningoencephalitis while serving in Panama.’

Pronunciation

meningoencephalitis

/məˌniNGɡōinˌsefəˈlīdəs//məˌnɪŋɡoʊɪnˌsɛfəˈlaɪdəs/