Definition of pachymeningitis in US English:

pachymeningitis

noun

Medicine
  • Inflammation of the dura mater.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review. From pachy- + meningitis, after German Pachymeningitis.

Pronunciation

pachymeningitis

/ˌpakɪˌmɛnɪnˈdʒʌɪtɪs/