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  • n. inflammation of the leptomeninges

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Inflammation of the pia mater or of the arachnoid membrane.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, inflammation of the pia mater and arachnoid.

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  • n. inflammation of the leptomeninges


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  • There was also a chronic leptomeningitis, with numerous streaks and flecks along the sulci, especially in the frontal region.

    The Journal of Abnormal Psychology

  • At the autopsy are found hyperemia of the arachnoid, and slight chronic leptomeningitis and pachymeningitis.

    Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine

  • On removing the bones of the skull the brain appears to be normal macroscopically in a few instances, but in most cases the veins and capillaries of the meninges of the cerebrum, cerebellum, and occasionally the medulla is distinctly dilated and engorged, and in a few cases there are pronounced lesions of a leptomeningitis.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

  • A further contribution to delusions of environmental nature was somewhat unexpectedly derived from a piece of work on the general mental symptomatology of general paresis. 4 Dichotomizing the paretics (all autopsied cases) into a group with substantial, i. e., encephalitic, atrophic or sclerotic lesions of the cortex and a group without such gross lesions or else with merely a leptomeningitis, I found the latter (or anatomically mild) group to be characterized by a set of symptoms which were all "contra-environmental," whereas the former (or anatomically severe) did not thus run counter to the environment.

    The Journal of Abnormal Psychology


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