noun plural

lep·​to·​me·​nin·​ges -mə-ˈnin-(ˌ)jēz How to pronounce leptomeninges (audio)
: the pia mater and the arachnoid considered together as investing the brain and spinal cord

called also leptomeninx, pia-arachnoid

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“Leptomeninges.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/leptomeninges. Accessed 11 Dec. 2023.

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