Leptomeningitis Lep`to*men`in*gi"tis (l[e^]p`t[-o]*m[e^]n`[i^]n*j[imac]"t[i^]s), n. [NL., fr. Gr. lepto`s small + meningitis.] (Med.) Inflammation of the pia mater or of the arachnoid membrane. [1913 Webster]

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  • leptomeningitis — f. anat. patol. Inflamación de la leptomeninges. Medical Dictionary. 2011. leptomeningitis …   Diccionario médico

  • Leptomeningītis — Leptomeningītis, s. Gehirnhautentzündung 3) …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • leptomeningitis — leptomeningìtis m DEFINICIJA pat. upala mekih moždanih ovojnica ETIMOLOGIJA grč. leptós: tanak, sitan + v. meningitis …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • leptomeningitis — noun inflammation of the leptomeninges …   Wiktionary

  • leptomeningitis — Inflammation of leptomeninges. SEE ALSO: arachnoiditis. SYN: pia arachnitis. basilar l. inflammation of the arachnoid at the base of the brain; often found in chronic meningitis of tuberculous …   Medical dictionary

  • Leptomeningitis — Lep|to|me|nin|gi|tis, die; , ...itiden (Med.): Entzündung der weichen Hirnhaut …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Leptomeningitis — Lepto|menin|gi̱tis [zu ↑Leptomeninx] w; , ...iti̱den (in fachspr. Fügungen: ...i̱tides): Entzündung der weichen Hirnhaut (und der Spinngewebshaut) …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Leptomeningitis — Lep|to|me|nin|gi|tis die; , ...itiden <zu ↑lepto...> Entzündung der weichen Hirnhaut (Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • leptomeningitis — lep·to·meningitis …   English syllables

  • leptomeningitis — n. inflammation of the inner membranes (the pia mater and arachnoid) of the brain and spinal cord. See also: meningitis …   The new mediacal dictionary

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