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Term to be defined Definition Synonyms & Keywords
Meningitis - "inflammation of the meninges." (B92, B125, B248, B290, B549, V.w6) This commonly causes signs including intense headache, fever, sensitivity to light, muscle rigidity (particularly of the neck and forelimbs) and hyperaesthesia of the skin; in severe cases, convulsions, vomiting and delerium occur. (B125, B290, B549)

- "aseptic meningitis" is meningitis in the absence of detectable pyogenic bacteria; this may be due to a viral infection, or non-infectious causes." (V.w5)

  • Meningitic (adjective)