polyneuritis

polyneuritis

[pol-ee-noo-rahy-tis, -nyoo-]
noun Pathology.
inflammation of several nerves at the same time; multiple neuritis.

Origin:
1885–90; poly- + neuritis

polyneuritic [pol-ee-noo-rit-ik, -nyoo-] , adjective
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polyneuritis (ˌpɒlɪnjʊˈraɪtɪs)
 
n
inflammation of many nerves at the same time

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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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