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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of or affecting the meninges.

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  • adj. Relating to the meninges.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to the meninges.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to the meninges.

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  • adj. relating to the meninges

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Examples

  • The researchers then turned their attention to case-control studies - comparisons of patients ( 'cases') against healthy volunteers ( 'controls') - to see whether genetic variants in the LTA4H region affected susceptibility to mycobacterial infection in humans, examining patients in Vietnam with a particularly dangerous form of TB known as meningeal TB, and patients in Nepal with leprosy.

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  • When compound, the wound must be disinfected; and intra-cranial complications, such as meningeal hæmorrhage, laceration of the brain, or infection, are to be treated on the lines already described.

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  • A postmortem revealed, however, that it was meningeal tuberculosis, not drink, that had done for him.

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  • "Evidently somebody injected Percival L. Sphynxeye with an exotic meningeal virus, possibly a hybrid of Mars fossil RNA with Earth pathogens."

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  • KELLIE LIM, TRIPLE AMPUTEE: Well at the age of 8 I contracted meningeal toxemia which is the much feared bacterial meningitis.

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  • As he grew older, Peter became practically blind, and “meningeal symptoms made it difficult for him to control the nerve reflexes of his head and neck, making him slobber and appear uncouth.”

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  • “Just like the book, we have a perfect head,” Sherry proclaimed, immediately undertaking the search for the meningeal artery.

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  • “Recurrent branch of the recurrent meningeal nerve,” she said quietly.

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  • Rao, Gayatri rectal muscles recurrent meningeal nerve religion:

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  • The brain looked like a mass of gray worms under its delicate covering of meningeal membrane.

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