brain fever

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Synonyms for brain fever

meningitis caused by bacteria and often fatal

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Linton encountered and conquered the worst shock of what was denominated a brain fever.
My agonies," Becky continued, "were terrible (I hope she won't sit down on the bottle) when they took him away from me; I thought I should die; but I fortunately had a brain fever, during which my doctor gave me up, and--and I recovered, and--and here I am, poor and friendless.
He has been under our care for nearly six weeks, suffering from a violent brain fever.
The consequence of this imprudence was something like an apoplectic fit, followed by a rather severe brain fever - '
He was a man that had devoted many years of his life to money digging, and it was thought would have ultimately succeeded had he not died recently of a brain fever in the almshouse.
Viruses, bacteria and fungal spores are blown over from one place to another place along with climatic fluctuations increasing the risk of a whole range of infections like respiratory tract infections, conjunctivitis and influenza, in addition to Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), foot and mouth disease, brain fever (Meningitis) etc," he told the Times of Oman on Tuesday.