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n.1.(Med.) Inflammation of the arachnoid membrane.
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sup][2],[11],[17],[37] The opening of the dural sac provides a potential pathway for exterior pathogenic organisms to invade the central nervous system, which might cause meningitis, arachnitis, or abscess formation *Formation of pseudomeningocele and fistula: with no effective treatment, CSFL persists and evolves into some more aggressive complications.
Bidartondo and his colleagues examined DNA sequences of fungi taken from the roots of three groups of parasitic plants: the lily-related Arachnitis uniflora from Argentina and several Voyriella and Voyria species in French Guyana from the gentian family.
Roots of Arachnitis and several green plants growing nearby showed the same type of fungi, opening the possibility of plant-to-plant food transfers.