myelitis

myelitis

[mahy-uh-lahy-tis]
noun Pathology.
1.
inflammation of the substance of the spinal cord.
2.
inflammation of the bone marrow.

Origin:
1825–35; myel- + -itis

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myelitis (ˌmaɪɪˈlaɪtɪs)
 
n
inflammation of the spinal cord or of the bone marrow

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myelitis my·e·li·tis (mī'ə-lī'tĭs)
n.

  1. Inflammation of the spinal cord.

  2. Inflammation of the bone marrow.


my'e·lit'ic (-lĭt'ĭk) adj.
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