leptomeninges


leptomeninges
lep·to·me·nin·ges -mə-'nin-(.)jēz n pl the pia mater and the arachnoid considered together as investing the brain and spinal cord called also leptomeninx, pia-arachnoid

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pl. n.
the inner two meninges: the arachnoid and pia mater.

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lep·to·me·nin·ges (lep″to-mə-ninґjēz) sing. leptomeґninx [lepto- + meninges] [TA] the pia mater and arachnoid considered together as one functional unit; the pia-arachnoid. leptomeningeal adj

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  • leptomeninges — noun The innermost layers of the meninges; the pia mater and the arachnoid See Also: leptomeningeal …   Wiktionary

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