neurocysticercosis

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

neuro- +‎ cysticercosis

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌn(j)ʊəɹəˌsɪstɪsɜː(ɹ)ˈkəʊsɪs/

Noun[edit]

neurocysticercosis (usually uncountable, plural neurocysticercoses)

  1. (medicine) The presence of larval cysts of Tenia solium, the pork tapeworm, in the parenchyma of the brain, often associated with seizures and sometimes fatal.