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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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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