Murray Valley encephalitis
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Murray Valley encephalitis[′mər·ē ¦val·ē in‚sef·ə′līd·əs]
An acute inflammation of the brain and spinal cord caused by a virus; confined to Australia and New Guinea. Also known as Australian X disease.
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