encephalitis encephalitis  /ɛn ˌsɛ fə ˈlaɪ təs/

Definition(s):

  • (n) inflammation of the brain usually caused by a virus; symptoms include headache and neck pain and drowsiness and nausea and fever (`phrenitis' is no longer in scientific use)

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  • New drug checks herpes simplex encephalitis Exceedingly few people develop herpes simplex encephalitis, a brain inflammation produced by the same virus that causes, among.

News

  1. Southington student develops his artistic side

    Dan Gagnier, 19, stands between two pieces of his art at Southington High School on Monday, June 10, 2013. Gagnier was diagnosed with Rasmussen's encephalitis as a boy and underwent a hemispherectomy, an operation which removed a large part of his brain.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Record-Journal

  2. Health Beat: Nature heals patients

    When you think of a hospital, you probably think of white walls, fluorescent lights, and sterile rooms.  That, however, is quickly becoming a thing of the past, and experts said it may have its health benefits. Timber Branagan can run, explore, and even roll in the grass with her brother. You’d never know she was in a hospital for a week when she had encephalitis. Hospitals across the country ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey

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Quotes

  1. Of her decision to wed Gest, Minnelli says, "Darling, I was recovering from brain encephalitis!"
    on Feb 28, 2009 By: Liza Minnelli Source: Contactmusic.com

  2. "Sanofi pasteur will further contribute to the fight against a devastating disease by bringing an innovative Japanese encephalitis vaccine to endemic countries. We believe a single dose vaccine will hold significant advantages for use in routine...
    on Feb 13, 2007 By: Dave Williams Source: PR Newswire UK (press release)

  3. "The literacy rate in the state is low. I also watched reports on TV about deaths due to encephalitis......I feel that health services ought to be improved," Singh said, adding that though Uttar Pradesh had made progress, there were a lot of...
    on Sep 1, 2005 By: Manmohan Singh Source: Newindpress

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