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cephalitis

[sef-uh-lahy-tis] /ˌsɛf əˈlaɪ tɪs/
noun, Pathology
Origin of cephalitis
1805-1815
1805-15; cephal- + -itis
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cephalitis in Medicine

cephalitis ceph·a·li·tis (sěf'ə-lī'tĭs)
n.
See encephalitis.

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