arachnoiditis


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Related to arachnoiditis: adhesive arachnoiditis

arachnoid

 [ah-rak´noid]
1. resembling a spider's web.
2. the delicate membrane interposed between the dura mater and the pia mater, and with them constituting the meninges.

a·rach·noid·i·tis

(ă-rak'noy-dī'tis),
Inflammation of the arachnoid membrane often with involvement of the subjacent subarachnoid space.
See also: leptomeningitis.
[arachnoidea + -itis, inflammation]

arachnoiditis

/arach·noid·i·tis/ (ah-rak″noi-di´tis) inflammation of the arachnoidea mater.

arachnoiditis

(ə-răk′noi-dī′tĭs)
n.
Inflammation of the arachnoid membrane and subarachnoid space.

arachnoiditis

arachnoiditis

Inflammation of the arachnoid membrane and subarachnoid space.

arachnoiditis

Neuropathology Inflammation of the arachnoid membrane and subarachnoid space

a·rach·noid·i·tis

(ă-rak'noy-dī'tis)
Inflammation of the arachnoid membrane often with involvement of the subjacent subarachnoid space.
See also: leptomeningitis
[arachnoidea + -itis, inflammation]

arachnoiditis

Inflammation of the arachnoid mater.

arachnoiditis

inflammation of the arachnoid.
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