1. listeria meningitis an infectious disease of animals and humans (especially newborn or immunosuppressed persons) caused by the bacterium Listeria monocytogenes; in sheep and cattle the infection frequently involves the central nervous system and causes various neurological symptoms
  2. leptomeningitis inflammation of the leptomeninges
  3. choriomeningitis a cerebral meningitis with cellular infiltration of the meninges
  4. Listeria monocytogenes the type species of the genus Listeria
  5. cerebromeningitis inflammation of the brain and spinal cord and their meninges
  6. epidemic meningitis meningitis caused by bacteria and often fatal
  7. lymphocytic choriomeningitis a form of viral meningitis caused by a virus carried by the common house mouse
  8. encephalomeningitis inflammation of the brain and spinal cord and their meninges
  9. leptomeninges the two innermost layers of the meninges
  10. Wisteria chinensis having deep purple flowers
  11. arteria meningea any of three arteries supplying the meninges of the brain and neighboring structures
  12. prominent conspicuous in position or importance
  13. meningitis infectious disease characterized by inflammation of the meninges (the tissues that surround the brain or spinal cord) usually caused by a bacterial infection; symptoms include headache and stiff neck and fever and nausea
  14. listening the act of hearing attentively
  15. detrimental causing harm or injury
  16. last respects the act of expressing respect for someone who has died
  17. strip mining the mining of ore or coal from an open mine
  18. posterior meningeal artery branch of the ascending pharyngeal artery that supplies the dura mater of the posterior cranial fossa
  19. glistening reflecting light
  20. laryngitis an inflammation characterized by hoarseness or loss of voice