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meningitis

Definition:
Inflammation of the coverings of the brain and/or spinal cord. Infections (viral, bacterial, and fungal) are the most common causes of this condition, but other inflammatory conditions may produce this syndrome.
Concept Schemes:
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Entry Terms:
  • pachymeningitis
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/19232
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