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meningitis

noun [U] uk   /ˌmen.ɪnˈdʒaɪ.tɪs/  us   /-t̬ɪs/
a serious infectious disease that causes the tissues around the brain and spinal cord to swell
Translations of “meningitis”
in Vietnamese viêm màng não…
in Spanish meningitis…
in Thai เยื่อหุ้มสมองอักเสบ…
in Malaysian meningitis…
in French méningite…
in German die Meningitis…
in Chinese (Traditional) 腦(脊)膜炎…
in Indonesian meningitis…
in Russian менингит…
in Turkish menenjit…
in Chinese (Simplified) 脑(脊)膜炎…
in Polish zapalenie opon mózgowych…
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