meningeal

adjective

men·​in·​ge·​al ˌme-nən-ˈjē-əl How to pronounce meningeal (audio)
: of, relating to, or affecting the meninges

Word History

First Known Use

1797, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of meningeal was in 1797

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Cite this Entry

“Meningeal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/meningeal. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

meningeal

adjective
men·​in·​ge·​al ˌmen-ən-ˈjē-əl How to pronounce meningeal (audio)
: of, relating to, or affecting the meninges
meningeal hemorrhage
meningeal infection
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