from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Inflammation of the brain or meninges, as in encephalitis or meningitis.
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- n. encephalitis or meningitis
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. fever in which the brain is specially affected; any acute cerebral affection attended by fever.
- n. etc. See under Brain, Continued, etc.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Inflammation of the brain; phrenitis; meningitis.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. meningitis caused by bacteria and often fatal
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