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myelitis

[mahy-uh-lahy-tis] /ˌmaɪ əˈlaɪ tɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
inflammation of the substance of the spinal cord.
2.
inflammation of the bone marrow.
Origin
1825-1835
1825-35; myel- + -itis
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British Dictionary definitions for myelitis

myelitis

/ˌmaɪɪˈlaɪtɪs/
noun
1.
inflammation of the spinal cord or of the bone marrow
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myelitis in Medicine

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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