acute ascending myelitis


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acute ascending myelitis

[ə′kyüt ə′send·iŋ ‚mi·ə′līd·əs]
(medicine)
Severe inflammation of the spinal cord beginning in the lower segments and progressing toward the head.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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