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meninges

 [mĕ-nin´jēz] (Gr.)
plural of meninx; the three membranes covering the brain and spinal cord: the dura mater, arachnoid, and pia mater. adj., adj menin´geal.
Meninges of the central nervous system. From Applegate, 2000.

me·nin·ges

(mĕ-nin'jēz), [TA]
Plural of meninx.

meninges

/me·nin·ges/ (mĕn-in´jēz) sing. meninx   [Gr.] the three membranes covering the brain and spinal cord: dura mater, arachnoid, and pia mater.menin´geal
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Meninges, comprising the dura mater, arachnoid mater, and pia mater; shown in a cross-section of the spinal cord.

meninges

(mə-nĭn′jēz)
n.
Plural of meninx.

meninges

[minin′jēz] sing. meninx
Etymology: Gk, meninx, membrane
the three membranes enclosing the brain and the spinal cord, comprising the dura mater, the pia mater, and the arachnoid membrane. The pia mater and the arachnoid can become inflamed by bacterial meningitis, causing serious complications that may be life-threatening. meningeal, adj.
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Meningeal layers of the brain

meninges

The three fibrous membranes that cover and protect the brain and spinal cord: dura mater, arachnoid mater and pia mater.

me·nin·ges

(mě-nin'jēz) [TA]
Plural of meninx.

meninges

(mĕn-ĭn′jēz) meninx [Gr.]
1. Membranes.
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MENINGES: Frontal section of top of skull
2. The three membranes covering the spinal cord and brain: dura mater (external), arachnoid (middle), and pia mater (internal). See: illustration
meningeal (mĕn-ĭn′jē-ăl), adjective

meninges

The three layers of membrane that surround the brain and the spinal cord. The innermost, the PIA MATER, dips into the brain furrows (sulci). The intermediate ARACHNOID MATER bridges over the furrows, leaving the subarachnoid space which contains cerebrospinal fluid and many blood vessels. The outer later, the dura mater, is a tough, fibrous protective covering attached, in the skull, to the overlying bone and forming a tube to enclose the spinal cord.

meninges

the three membranes (ARACHNOID, DURA MATER, PIA MATER) that cover the CENTRAL NERVOUS SYSTEM of vertebrates.

Meninges

A series of membranous layers of connective tissue that protect the central nervous system (brain and spinal cord). Damage or infection to the meninges, such as in meningitis, can cause serious neurological damage and even death.

meninges

three-layered vascular membrane covering brain and spinal cord
  • arachnoid middle meningeal layer

  • dura mater outer meningeal layer

  • pia mater inner meningeal layer

  • subarachnoid space space between arachnoid and pia mater

  • subdural space space between dura mater and arachnoid layers

meninges

(mənin´jēz),
n.pl the three membranes enclosing the brain and the spinal cord, comprising the dura mater, the pia mater, and the arachnoid.

meninges

the three membranes covering the brain and spinal cord: the dura mater, arachnoid and pia mater. Consists of cranial and spinal membranes and special sections of it in diaphragma sellae, falx cerebri, tentorium cerebelli.
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