meningitis

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μῆνῐγξ (mêninx) + -itis.

Noun[edit]

meningitis (countable and uncountable, plural meningitides)

  1. (pathology) Inflammation of the meninges, characterized by headache, neck stiffness and photophobia and also fever, chills, vomiting and myalgia.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

meninge +‎ -itis

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

meningitis f (plural meningitis)

  1. (medicine) meningitis

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek μῆνῐγξ (mêninx) + -ītis.

Noun[edit]

mēningītis f (genitive mēningītidis); third declension

  1. (New Latin, pathology) meningitis

Declension[edit]

Plural forms are rare. Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mēningītis mēningītidēs
Genitive mēningītidis mēningītidum
Dative mēningītidī mēningītidibus
Accusative mēningītidem mēningītidēs
Ablative mēningītide mēningītidibus
Vocative mēningītis mēningītidēs

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

meninge +‎ -itis

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /meninˈxitis/, [menĩŋˈxit̪is]
  • Rhymes: -itis

Noun[edit]

meningitis f (plural meningitis)

  1. meningitis

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