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polyneuritis

[pol-ee-noo-rahy-tis, -nyoo-] /ˌpɒl i nʊˈraɪ tɪs, -nyʊ-/
noun, Pathology
1.
inflammation of several nerves at the same time; multiple neuritis.
Origin
1885-1890
1885-90; poly- + neuritis
Related forms
polyneuritic
[pol-ee-noo-rit-ik, -nyoo-] /ˌpɒl i nʊˈrɪt ɪk, -nyʊ-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for poly-neuritis

polyneuritis

/ˌpɒlɪnjʊˈraɪtɪs/
noun
1.
inflammation of many nerves at the same time
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poly-neuritis in Medicine

polyneuritis pol·y·neu·ri·tis (pŏl'ē-nu-rī'tĭs, -nyu-)
n.
Inflammation of several nerves at one time, marked by paralysis, pain, and muscle wasting. Also called multiple neuritis.


pol'y·neu·rit'ic (-rĭt'ĭk) adj.
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