meningococcal meningitis


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meningococcal meningitis

[mə¦niŋ·gə¦käk·əl ‚men·ən′jīd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the meninges caused by the bacterium Neisseria meningitidis (meningococcus).
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