Meaning of polyneuritis in English:


Pronunciation /ˌpɒlɪnjʊəˈrʌɪtɪs/


mass nounMedicine
  • A disorder affecting several or many peripheral nerves, especially when thought to be of inflammatory origin.

    ‘The article is about their contribution to the knowledge on background arsenic values in nails and the values encountered in cases of arsenic polyneuritis.’
    • ‘Fifteen patients with polyneuritis due to peripheral vascular insufficiency were given 480 mg/day of bilberry extract and significant improvement was noted in microcirculation.’
    • ‘Similarly, the influenza virus vaccine very likely causes polyneuritis again at a similar low rate.’