pachymeningitis

noun
pachy·​men·​in·​gi·​tis | \ -ˌmen-ən-ˈjīt-əs How to pronounce pachymeningitis (audio) \
plural pachymeningitides\ -​ˈjit-​ə-​ˌdēz How to pronounce pachymeningitis (audio) \

Medical Definition of pachymeningitis

: inflammation of the dura mater

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“Pachymeningitis.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/pachymeningitis. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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