leptomeningitis

noun

lep·​to·​men·​in·​gi·​tis -ˌmen-ən-ˈjīt-əs How to pronounce leptomeningitis (audio)
plural leptomeningitides -ˈjit-ə-ˌdēz How to pronounce leptomeningitis (audio)
: inflammation of the pia mater and the arachnoid membrane

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“Leptomeningitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/leptomeningitis. Accessed 22 Jul. 2024.

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