Medical Definition of Parainfectious
Parainfectious: Occurring at the time of and in association with an acute infection or an episode of infection.
For example, transverse myelitis (a disorder of the spinal cord) can occur parainfectiously in association with a number of viral and bacterial illnesses.Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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