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a combining form representing meninges in compound words: meningocele.
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Also meningi-; especially before a vowel, mening-.
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Example sentences from the Web for meningo-
As for his mening was that they were traitours in very deede.Proverb Lore|F. Edward Hulme
Meningitis (-jī′-), inflammation of the membranes investing the brain or spinal cord; Mening′ocele, hernia of those membranes.
Medical definitions for meningo-
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