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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. relating to the meninges


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