neuroinvasion

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

neuro- +‎ invasion

Noun[edit]

neuroinvasion ‎(uncountable)

  1. (medicine) Invasion of the brain, especially by an infection
    • 2000 January 28, Suzanne Gartner, “HIV Infection and Dementia”, in Science[1], volume 287, number 5453, DOI:10.1126/science.287.5453.602, pages 602-604:
      Also, neuroinvasion by SIV coincides with an increase in the number of perivascular macrophages [] .