(pathol) inflammation of the dura mater of the brain and spinal cord
pachymeningitis pach·y·men·in·gi·tis (pāk’ē-měn’ĭn-jī’tĭs)
A condition in which the dura mater becomes inflamed. Also called perimeningitis.
pachymeningopathy pach·y·me·nin·gop·a·thy (pāk’ē-měn’ĭng-gŏp’ə-thē) n. Disease of the dura mater.
pachymeninx pach·y·me·ninx (pāk’ē-mē’nĭngks) n. See dura mater.
[pak-i-teen] /ˈpæk ɪ tin/ noun, Cell Biology. 1. the third stage of prophase in meiosis, during which each chromosome pair separates into sister chromatids with some breakage and crossing over of genes. /ˈpækɪˌtiːn/ noun 1. the third stage of the prophase of meiosis during which the chromosomes become shorter and thicker and divide into chromatids […]
pachynsis pa·chyn·sis (pā-kĭn’sĭs) n. A pathological thickening of a bodily organ, tissue, or structure. pa·chyn’tic adj.