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Meaning of "encephalitis" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF ENCEPHALITIS

encephalitis  [ˌɛnsɛfəˈlaɪtɪs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF ENCEPHALITIS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Encephalitis is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES ENCEPHALITIS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

encephalitis

Encephalitis

Encephalitis is an acute inflammation of the brain. Encephalitis with meningitis is known as meningoencephalitis. Symptoms include headache, fever, confusion, drowsiness, and fatigue. More advanced and serious symptoms include seizures or convulsions, tremors, hallucinations, and memory problems.

Definition of encephalitis in the English dictionary

The definition of encephalitis in the dictionary is inflammation of the brain.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH ENCEPHALITIS


alveolitis
ˌælvɪəˈlaɪtɪs
bronchiolitis
ˌbroŋkiəʊˈlaɪtɪs
cellulitis
ˌsɛljʊˈlaɪtɪs
cheilitis
kaɪˈlaɪtɪs
colitis
kɒˈlaɪtɪs
diverticulitis
ˌdaɪvəˌtɪkjʊˈlaɪtɪs
Elytis
ɛˈlaɪtɪs
encephalomyelitis
ɛnˌsɛfələʊˌmaɪəˈlaɪtɪs
enterocolitis
ˌɛntərəʊkɒˈlaɪtɪs
epicondylitis
ˌepɪˌkɒndɪˈlaɪtɪs
folliculitis
fəˌlɪkjʊˈlaɪtɪs
myelitis
ˌmaɪɪˈlaɪtɪs
osteomyelitis
ˌɒstɪəʊˌmaɪɪˈlaɪtɪs
poliomyelitis
ˌpəʊlɪəʊˌmaɪəˈlaɪtɪs
pyelitis
ˌpaɪəˈlaɪtɪs
spondylitis
ˌspɒndɪˈlaɪtɪs
tonsilitis
ˌtɒnsɪˈlaɪtɪs
tonsillitis
ˌtɒnsɪˈlaɪtɪs
vasculitis
ˌvæskjʊˈlaɪtɪs
vestibulitis
vɛˌstɪbjʊˈlaɪtɪs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE ENCEPHALITIS

encephala
encephalalgia
encephalic
encephalin
encephaline
encephalitic
encephalitis lethargica
encephalitogen
encephalocele
encephalogram
encephalograph
encephalographic
encephalographically
encephalography
encephaloid
encephaloma
encephalomata
encephalomyelitic
encephalomyelitis
encephalon

WORDS THAT END LIKE ENCEPHALITIS

ankylosing spondylitis
arthritis
bronchitis
cephalitis
crystallitis
epidemic encephalitis
hepatitis
lymphangitis
myalgic encephalomyelitis
osteoarthritis
otitis
papillitis
perityphlitis
rheumatoid arthritis
staphylitis
thelitis
typhlitis
utriculitis
uvulitis
valvulitis

Synonyms and antonyms of encephalitis in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «encephalitis» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF ENCEPHALITIS

Find out the translation of encephalitis to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of encephalitis from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «encephalitis» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

脑炎
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

encefalitis
570 millions of speakers

English

encephalitis
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

इन्सेफेलाइटिस
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التهاب الدماغ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

энцефалита
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

encefalite
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

মস্তিষ্কপ্রদাহ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

encéphalite
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Ensefalitis
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Gehirnentzündung
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

脳炎
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

뇌염
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Encephalitis
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

viêm não
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

என்சிபாலிட்டிஸ்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मेंदूचा दाह
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

beyin iltihabı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

encefalite
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zapalenie mózgu
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

енцефаліту
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

encefalită
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

εγκεφαλίτιδα
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

enkefalitis
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

encefalit
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

encefalitt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of encephalitis

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «ENCEPHALITIS»

The term «encephalitis» is quite widely used and occupies the 44.407 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «ENCEPHALITIS» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «encephalitis» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «encephalitis» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about encephalitis

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «ENCEPHALITIS»

Discover the use of encephalitis in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to encephalitis and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Encephalitis: Diagnosis and Treatment
The book addresses etiology, epidemiology, and specific issues in diagnosis, pathology, and treatment, including various laboratory methodologies, pathologic changes seen in the different disorders, and diagnosis and management of the ...
John Halperin, 2007
2
West Nile Encephalitis Virus Infection: Viral Pathogenesis ...
West Nile Encephalitis Virus Infection: Viral Pathogenesis and the Host Immune Response focuses on recent studies that have identified key steps in the molecular pathogenesis of West Nile virus infection.
Michael S. Diamond, 2009
3
Progress in Encephalitis Research
The primary form of the disease is more serious, while the secondary form is more common. This new volume presents important research from around the globe.
Ryan A. Ebert, 2005
4
Encephalitis Lethargica: During and After the Epidemic
Whether this book solves the mystery of encephalitis lethargica remains to be determined, but regardless, as a result of this book, the number of clues available have been greatly increased.
Joel Vilensky, PhD, 2010
5
Viral Encephalitis in Humans
The organization of information for the clinician is based on clinical and epidemiological information available at the time of presentation of the patient. Discussions are rooted in neuropathological descriptions and pathogenesis concepts.
John Booss, Margaret M. Esiri, 2003
6
NORD Guide to Rare Disorders
Important causes of viral encephalitis are herpes simplex virus type 1 (HSV-1) and Japanese encephalitis virus. Rasmussen encephalitis is a rare type. SYNONYMS: For HSV-1 encephalitis: Acute necrotizing encephalitis; For Rasmussen ...
National Organization for Rare Disorders, 2003
7
Infections of the Central Nervous System
PATHOLOGY OF ARBOVIRAL ENCEPHALITIS Few data are available for CNS infections caused by coltiviruses and phleboviruses because they are rarely fatal. Pathologic studies of fatal human encephalitis caused by alphavirus, flavivirus, ...
W. Michael Scheld, Richard J. Whitley, Christina M. Marra, 2004
8
Clinical Management of Sensorimotor Speech Disorders
Encephalitis Justine V. Goozee and Bruce E. Murdoch ♢ General Information on Disorder Encephalitis refers to an inflammation of the brain, which can be caused by a range of microorganisms including bacteria (e.g., Mycobacterium ...
Malcolm R. McNeil, 2011
9
Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness
In a swift and breathtaking narrative, Susannah tells the astonishing true story of her descent into madness, her family’s inspiring faith in her, and the lifesaving diagnosis that nearly didn’t happen. “A fascinating look at the ...
Susannah Cahalan, 2012
10
Epidemic Encephalitis
This is an OCR edition without illustrations or index. It may have numerous typos or missing text. However, purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original rare book from GeneralBooksClub.com.
Frederick Tilney, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «ENCEPHALITIS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term encephalitis is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Encephalitis Outbreak Kills 9 in North Bengal
6 of the victims were diagnosed with Acute Encephalitis Syndrome, 3 others fell to Japanese Encephalitis. (Representaional Image) ... «NDTV, Jul 15»
2
Team IDs New Virus with Apparent Ties to Deadly Encephalitis
NEW YORK (GenomeWeb) – Researchers in Germany believe they've traced three fatal cases of encephalitis in Germany back to a bornavirus ... «GenomeWeb, Jul 15»
3
Eastern equine encephalitis confirmed in Cumberland horse
Although no cases of the rare disease eastern equine encephalitis have been reported in humans this year in the state, the N.C. Department of ... «Fayetteville Observer, Jul 15»
4
Hong Kong confirms second encephalitis case in a week
Hong Kong health authorities are warning against mosquito bites after a second man in a week tested positive for Japanese encephalitis. «EJ Insight, Jul 15»
5
Year's 1st Japanese encephalitis case confirmed in Kaohsiung
Taipei July 7, 2015 (CNA) Kaohsiung's Department of Health announced Tuesday this year's first case of Japanese encephalitis in the city. «Focus Taiwan News Channel, Jul 15»
6
Online symptom checkers far from accurate
For a patient with fever, headache, stiff neck and confusion, knowing whether it's from meningitis or encephalitis for example isn't nearly as ... «CBC.ca, Jul 15»
7
Japanese encephalitis case confirmed in Kaohsiung
The Kaohsiung City Government on Tuesday announced the city's first case this year of Japanese encephalitis — a 49-year-old woman who is ... «Taipei Times, Jul 15»
8
CHP investigates suspected case of Japanese encephalitis
Hong Kong (HKSAR) - The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) of the Department of Health (DH) is today (July 8) investigating a suspected ... «7thSpace Interactive, Jul 15»
9
Virginia records 1st case of eastern equine encephalitis
The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services says the 12-year-old miniature mare from Chesapeake had not been ... «The Daily Progress, Jul 15»
10
Ryedale school's £3000 gift for the Encephalitis Society
FUNDRAISER --- Pupils at Terrington Hall School in Terrington have been raising money for The Encephalitis Society. Today they are handing ... «Scarborough Today, Jul 15»

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. Encephalitis [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/encephalitis>. Nov 2021 ».
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