meningoencephalitis

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meningoencephalitis

[mə¦niŋ·gō·in‚sef·ə′līd·əs]
(medicine)
Inflammation of the brain and its meninges.
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In the meningoencephalitic or second stage, melarsoprol, an arsenic derivative, and eflornithine are the only effective drug treatments available (1).
Results of postmortem examination were consistent with the diagnosis of acute meningoencephalitic form of VE (Table 2).