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a combining form representing in compound words:

meningo- or meningi- or mening-
Meninges: meningococcus.


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  • Meningocele

    [muh-ning-guh-seel] /məˈnɪŋ gəˌsil/ noun, Pathology. 1. a protrusion of the through an opening in the skull or spinal column, forming a bulge or sac filled with cerebrospinal fluid. /mɛˈnɪŋɡəʊˌsiːl/ noun 1. (pathol) protrusion of the meninges through the skull or backbone meningocele me·nin·go·cele (mə-nĭng’gə-sēl’) n. Protrusion of the meninges of the brain or spinal cord […]

  • Meningococcall

    /mɛˌnɪŋɡəʊˈkɒkəl/ adjective 1. of or relating to the meningococcus bacterium

  • Meningococcal meningitis

    meningococcal meningitis n. An acute infectious disease affecting children and young adults characterized by inflammation of the meninges of the brain and spinal cord, headache, vomiting, convulsions, stiff neck, light sensitivity, and purpuric eruptions, and caused by the meningococcus, Neisseria meningitidis. Also called cerebrospinal meningitis.

  • Meningococcemia

    meningococcemia me·nin·go·coc·ce·mi·a (mə-nĭng’gō-kŏk-sē’mē-ə) n. The presence of meningococci in the blood.

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