Definition of Meningeal

1. Adjective. Relating to the meninges.

Partainyms: Meninges
Derivative terms: Meninges

Definition of Meningeal

1. a. Of or pertaining to the meninges.

Definition of Meningeal

1. Adjective. (anatomy) Relating to the meninges. ¹

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Definition of Meningeal

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Meningeal

1. Of or pertaining to the meninges. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Meningeal

menhaden oil
meningeal (current term)
meningeal arteries
meningeal artery
meningeal branch of internal carotid artery
meningeal branch of mandibular nerve
meningeal branch of occipital artery
meningeal branch of ophthalmic nerve
meningeal branch of spinal nerves
meningeal branch of vagus nerve
meningeal branches
meningeal carcinoma
meningeal carcinomatosis
meningeal hernia
meningeal layer of dura mater
meningeal leukaemia

Literary usage of Meningeal

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1. Monographic Medicine by William Robie Patten Emerson, Guido Guerrini, William Brown, Wendell Christopher Phillips, John Whitridge Williams, John Appleton Swett, Hans Günther, Mario Mariotti, Hugh Grant Rowell (1916)
"meningeal Tumors meningeal tumors and inflammatory nodules (sarcoma, ... meningeal tumors may occur at any level, though they are most common in the ..."

2. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1913)
"In this series I have not included purulent fluids such as are found in the acute meningeal processes and will only take up the consideration of that type ..."

3. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1916)
"He does not state this as a proved fact as he says that later and more complete reports may modify this view. In the term meningeal syphilis Zen- ..."

4. Anatomy, Descriptive and Applied by Henry Gray (1913)
"In the Intraorbital Canal . i Ar-1 n • iiI Middle superior alveolar. {Inferior palpebral. External nasal. Superior labial. The Middle meningeal Nerve (n. ..."

5. Anatomy, Descriptive and Surgical by Henry Gray (1901)
"The meningeal or supporting layer is lined on its inner surface by a layer of nucleated ... By its reduplication the meningeal layer forms the falx cerebri, ..."

6. Pulmonary Tuberculosis and Its Complications by Sherman Grant Bonney (1908)
"CHAPTER XLVIII THE meningeal FORM Pathogenesis.—The meningeal variety of miliary tuberculosis consists essentially of an inflammation of the pia mater ..."

7. Anatomical Names by Albert Chauncey Eycleshymer, Daniel Martin Schoemaker, Roy Lee Moodie, Wilhelm His (1917)
"... artery—69:51 — meningeal, small, of middle meningeal artery—69:51 — meningeal, of superior maxillary nerve—88:39 — meningeal, of vertebral artery—70:22 ..."

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