Meaning of “meningitis” in the English Dictionary

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meningitisnoun [ U ]

us /ˌmen·ənˈdʒɑɪ·t̬ɪs/

a swelling of the outer membrane (= thin layer of tissue) of the brain caused by an infection

(Definition of “meningitis” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)