encephalomyocarditis

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encephalomyocarditis

[en¦sef·ə·lō‚mī·ə‚kär′dīd·əs]
(medicine)
An acute febrile RNA virus disease accompanied by pharyngitis, stiff neck, and hyperactive deep reflexes; certain species of wild rats are the reservoir; human infections range from a mild febrile illness to a severe encephalomyelitis.
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