Japanese encephalitis


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Japanese encephalitis

[¦jap·ə¦nēz in‚sef·ə′līd·əs]
(medicine)
A human viral infection epidemic in Japan, transmitted by the common house mosquito (Culex pipiens) and characterized by severe inflammation of the brain.
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