Definition of polyneuritis in English:


Pronunciation /ˌpälən(y)o͝orˈīdəs/ /ˌpɑlən(j)ʊrˈaɪdəs/


  • Any disorder that affects the peripheral nerves collectively.

    ‘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.’