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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. inflammation of the brain usually caused by a virus; symptoms include headache and neck pain and drowsiness and nausea and fever (`phrenitis' is no longer in scientific use);
[syn: encephalitis, cephalitis, phrenitis]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Phrenitis \Phre*ni"tis\, n. [L., fr. Gr. freni^tis, fr. frh`n, freno`s.] 1. (Med.) Inflammation of the brain, or of the meninges of the brain, attended with acute fever and delirium; -- called also cephalitis. [1913 Webster] 2. See Frenzy. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cephalitis \Ceph`a*li"tis\, n. [NL., fr. Gr. kefalh` head + -itis.] (Med.) Same as Phrenitis. [1913 Webster]




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