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[mahy-uh-lahy-tis] /ˌmaɪ əˈlaɪ tɪs/

noun, Pathology.
inflammation of the substance of the spinal cord.
inflammation of the bone marrow.
inflammation of the spinal cord or of the bone marrow

myelitis my·e·li·tis (mī’ə-lī’tĭs)

my’e·lit’ic (-lĭt’ĭk) adj.


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