Definition: Inflammation of the area between the dura and bony covering of the central nervous system.
[peri- + pachymeninx (dura mater) + G. -itis, inflammation]
Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.
© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.
Search Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.