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(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.


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