meningeal

adjective
men·​in·​ge·​al | \ ˌme-nən-ˈjē-əl How to pronounce meningeal (audio) \

Definition of meningeal

: of, relating to, or affecting the meninges

First Known Use of meningeal

1797, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of meningeal was in 1797

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“Meningeal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/meningeal. Accessed 26 Sep. 2021.

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meningeal

adjective
men·​in·​ge·​al | \ ˌmen-ən-ˈjē-əl How to pronounce meningeal (audio) \

Medical Definition of meningeal

: of, relating to, or affecting the meninges meningeal hemorrhage meningeal infection

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