[noo-rahy-tis, nyoo-]
noun Pathology.
inflammation of a nerve.
continuous pain in a nerve, associated with paralysis and sensory disturbances.

1830–40; neur- + -itis

neuritic [noo-rit-ik, nyoo-] , adjective
antineuritic, adjective, noun
postneuritic, adjective Unabridged
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neuritis (njʊˈraɪtɪs)
inflammation of a nerve or nerves, often accompanied by pain and loss of function in the affected part

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neuritis neu·ri·tis (nu-rī'tĭs, nyu-)
The inflammation of a nerve or group of nerves that is characterized by pain, loss of reflexes, and atrophy of the affected muscles.

neu·rit'ic (-rĭt'ĭk) adj.
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Optic neuritis, inflammation of the nerves in the eye, is a common early symptom in over half of patients.
It's a popular moniker of cubital tunnel syndrome-neuritis, or inflammation of the ulnar nerve.
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