brain fever

   Cerebral hyperemia.
   See Poe, Edgar Allen

Herbal-medical glossary. 2015.

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  • Brain fever — describes a medical condition where a part of the brain becomes inflamed and causes symptoms that present as fever. The inflammation of brain fever causes acute and chronic changes in the brain tissue, as well as causing mental, emotional, and… …   Wikipedia

  • Brain fever — Brain Brain (br[=a]n), n. [OE. brain, brein, AS. bragen, br[ae]gen; akin to LG. br[ a]gen, bregen, D. brein, and perh. to Gr. bre gma, brechmo s, the upper part of head, if [beta] = [phi]. [root]95.] [1913 Webster] 1. (Anat.) The whitish mass of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Brain fever — Fever Fe ver (f[=e] v[ e]r), n. [OE. fever, fefer, AS. fefer, fefor, L. febris: cf. F. fi[ e]vre. Cf. {Febrile}.] 1. (Med.) A diseased state of the system, marked by increased heat, acceleration of the pulse, and a general derangement of the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • brain fever — brain′ fe ver n. pat meningitis • Etymology: 1825–35 …   From formal English to slang

  • brain fever — noun meningitis caused by bacteria and often fatal • Syn: ↑cerebrospinal meningitis, ↑epidemic meningitis, ↑cerebrospinal fever • Hypernyms: ↑meningitis …   Useful english dictionary

  • brain fever — infection which causes inflammation of the brain …   English contemporary dictionary

  • brain fever. — See cerebrospinal meningitis. [1825 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • brain fever — noun encephalitis or meningitis …   Wiktionary

  • brain-fever — n. Phrenitis, meningitis …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • brain fever — /ˈbreɪn fivə/ (say brayn feevuh) noun → cerebrospinal meningitis …   Australian English dictionary

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