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English definition of “meningitis”

meningitis

noun [U]     /ˌmenɪnˈdʒaɪtɪs/
a serious infectious disease that affects a person's brain and spinal cord (= the nerves in your back) Disorders of muscles and the nervous systemFevers and infectious diseasesColds and flu
(Definition of meningitis noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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