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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Leptomeníngeo

Leptomeningeal (LEP-toh-meh-NIN-jee-ul)
Having to do with the two innermost meninges (thin layers of tissue that cover and protect the brain and spinal cord).

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.