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encephalitisnoun [U]

uk   /ˌen.kef.əˈlaɪ.tɪs/  us   /enˌsef.əˈlaɪ.t̬ɪs/ specialized
a ​seriousillnesscaused by an ​infection that makes the ​brainswell
(Definition of encephalitis from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “encephalitis”
in Chinese (Simplified) 脑炎(重病,由感染造成大脑肿胀)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 腦炎(重病,由感染造成大腦腫脹)…
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