myelitis myelitis

Definition(s):

  • (n) inflammation of the spinal cord

Usage(s):

  1. For nearly 20 years, he has lain in a wheel-chair suffering from spinal myelitis.
  2. The cause turned out to be transverse myelitis, an inflammation of the spinal cord, which for a time left him largely paralyzed.

News

  • 180 Medical Announces 2013 Scholarship Recipients

    180 Medical recently announced the 2013 recipients of the 180 Medical Scholarships, developed to honor young adults with spinal cord injuries, spina bifida, transverse myelitis, and/or a neurogenic bladder who pursue goals of higher education. A $1,000 college scholarship has been given to five students attending a two-year, four-year, or graduate school program full time in the fall. (PRWeb ...
    on August 28, 2013     Source: PRWeb

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