peripachymeningitis

[pĕr′ə-păk′ē-mĕn′ĭn-jītĭs]

n.

A condition in which the parietal layer of the dura mater becomes inflamed.

Nearby words

  1. periosteum,
  2. periostitis,
  3. periostracum,
  4. periotic,
  5. periovaritis,
  6. peripancreatitis,
  7. peripatetic,
  8. peripatetics,
  9. peripatus,
  10. peripeteia


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