meningitis definition

  • noun:
    • irritation for the meninges associated with brain therefore the spinal-cord, usually caused by a bacterial or viral disease and described as temperature, vomiting, intense hassle, and stiff neck.
    • swelling associated with the meninges, characterized by inconvenience, neck tightness and photophobia as well as temperature, chills, vomiting and myalgia.
    • Inflammation of membranes associated with brain or back.
    • irritation associated with the membranes of the mind or spinal-cord.
    • See forage-poisoning.
    • infectious disease described as swelling for the meninges (the tissues that encompass the mind or spinal-cord) usually brought on by a bacterial disease; symptoms include annoyance and stiff-neck and temperature and sickness

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