lethargic encephalitis

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  • lethargic encephalitis — noun an encephalitis that was epidemic between 1915 and 1926; symptoms include paralysis of the extrinsic eye muscle and extreme muscular weakness • Syn: ↑sleeping sickness, ↑sleepy sickness, ↑epidemic encephalitis, ↑encephalitis lethargica •… …   Useful english dictionary

  • lethargic encephalitis — le·thar·gic encephalitis lə thär jik , le n ENCEPHALITIS LETHARGICA * * * encephalitis lethargica a form of epidemic encephalitis that was observed in various parts of the world between 1915 and 1926, characterized by increasing languor, apathy,… …   Medical dictionary

  • encephalitis le|thar|gi|ca — «luh THAHR juh kuh», = lethargic encephalitis. (Cf. ↑lethargic encephalitis) ╂[< New Latin encephalitis lethargica] …   Useful english dictionary

  • encephalitis lethargica — encephalitis le·thar·gi·ca li thär ji kə, le n epidemic virus encephalitis in which somnolence is marked called also lethargic encephalitis …   Medical dictionary

  • encephalitis lethargica — noun an encephalitis that was epidemic between 1915 and 1926; symptoms include paralysis of the extrinsic eye muscle and extreme muscular weakness • Syn: ↑sleeping sickness, ↑sleepy sickness, ↑epidemic encephalitis, ↑lethargic encephalitis •… …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Encephalitis — Inflammation of the brain. Encephalitis occurs, for example, in 1 in 1,000 cases of measles. It may start (up to 3 weeks) after onset of the measles rash and present with high fever, convulsions, and coma. It usually runs a blessedly short course …   Medical dictionary

  • epidemic encephalitis — noun an encephalitis that was epidemic between 1915 and 1926; symptoms include paralysis of the extrinsic eye muscle and extreme muscular weakness • Syn: ↑sleeping sickness, ↑sleepy sickness, ↑lethargic encephalitis, ↑encephalitis lethargica •… …   Useful english dictionary

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