HyperDic: phrenitis

English > 1 sense of the word phrenitis:
NOUNstatephrenitis, encephalitis, cephalitisinflammation of the brain usually caused by a virus
English > phrenitis: 1 sense > noun 1, state
Meaninginflammation of the brain usually caused by a virus; symptoms include headache and neck pain and drowsiness and nausea and fever ('phrenitis' is no longer in scientific use).
Synonymsencephalitis, cephalitis
NarrowerWest Nile encephalitisencephalitis caused by the West Nile virus
acute hemorrhagic encephalitisencephalitis that resembles apoplexy due to blood extravasation
equine encephalitis, equine encephalomyelitisencephalitis caused by a virus that is transmitted by a mosquito from an infected horse
herpes simplex encephalitis, herpes encephalitis, acute inclusion body encephalitisCommon form of acute encephalitis caused by herpes simplex 1
leukoencephalitisinflammation of the white matter of the brain
meningoencephalitis, cerebromeningitis, encephalomeningitisinflammation of the brain and spinal cord and their meninges
panencephalitisdiffuse inflammation of the entire brain
sleeping sickness, sleepy sickness, epidemic encephalitis, lethargic encephalitis, encephalitis lethargicaAn encephalitis that was epidemic between 1915 and 1926
Broaderinflammation, redness, ruborA response of body tissues to injury or irritation

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