acute necrotizing hemorrhagic encephalomyelitis

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acute necrotizing hemorrhagic encephalomyelitis

[ə′kyüt ‚nek·rə′tīz·iŋ hem·ə′raj·ik en‚sef·ə·lō‚mī·ə′līd·əs]
(medicine)
A sudden, severe central nervous system disease with variable symptoms; pathology includes hemorrhages and necrosis of the white matter.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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