neuritis neuritis

Definition(s):

  • (n) inflammation of a nerve accompanied by pain and sometimes loss of function

Usage(s):

  1. Iproniazid was soon retired from widespread use because it produced undesirable side effects, such as dizziness, constipation, difficulty in urination, and neuritis.
  2. Doctors thought that they had evidence that waters so treated would cure chronic arthritis, gout, neuritis, high blood pressure.
  3. Stribling later complained of neuritis.

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  • "It's called ulnar neuritis," said Papelbon, who had joked that it was the "Elton John elbow injury - nagging, like Elton John's music." "It's when the ulnar ligament pops out of its groove. It's not a big deal, but it's something that...
    on Jun 7, 2008 By: Jonathan Papelbon Source: Boston Globe (registration)

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