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(mī-ĕ-līt′ĭs )

[myel- + -itis]

1. Inflammation of all or a part of the spinal cord, resulting from either an infection, e.g., a viral or bacterial infection, or a noninfectious necrosing or demyelinating lesion of the cord. Patients often exhibit flaccid limb paralysis, incontinence, weakness or numbness of the limbs, and other symptoms.
SEE: poliomyelitis
2. Inflammation of bone marrow.
SEE: osteomyelitis
myelitic (mī-ĕ-lit′ĭk ), adj.

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