leptomeningeal

Having to do with the two innermost meninges (thin layers of tissue that cover and protect the brain and spinal cord).

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  • leptomeningeal — Pertaining to the leptomeninges. * * * lep·to·men·in·ge·al .lep tō .men ən jē əl adj of or involving the leptomeninges <leptomeningeal infection> …   Medical dictionary

  • leptomeningeal — |lep(ˌ)tō+ adjective Etymology: New Latin leptomeninges + English al : of or involving the leptomeninges leptomeningeal infection …   Useful english dictionary

  • leptomeningeal — adjective Of or pertaining to the leptomeninges …   Wiktionary

  • leptomeningeal — lep·to·meningeal …   English syllables

  • Leptomeningeal cancer — is a tumor that involves the two innermost meninges (thin layers of tissue that cover and protect the brain and spinal cord). External links * [http://www.cancer.gov/Templates/db alpha.aspx?CdrID=45749 Leptomeningeal cancer] entry in the public… …   Wikipedia

  • Leptomeningeal collateral circulation — The term leptomeningeal refers to the two deep layers of the meninges the pia mater and the arachnoid mater. The leptomeningeal collateral circulation is a network of blood vessels supplying the brain that follows a diffuse course over the… …   Wikipedia

  • leptomeningeal carcinoma — meningeal c …   Medical dictionary

  • leptomeningeal carcinomatosis — meningeal carcinoma …   Medical dictionary

  • leptomeningeal cyst — arachnoid c …   Medical dictionary

  • leptomeningeal cancer — A tumor that involves the two innermost meninges (thin layers of tissue that cover and protect the brain and spinal cord) …   English dictionary of cancer terms

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