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meninx

 [me´ningks] (pl. menin´ges) (Gr.)
a membrane, especially one of the membranes of the brain or spinal cord; see dura mater, arachnoid, and pia mater. adj., adj menin´geal.
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me·ninx

, gen.

me·nin·gis

, pl.

me·nin·ges

(mē'ninks, -jēz; men'ingks; mĕ-nin'jes), [TA]
Any membrane; specifically, one of the membranous coverings of the brain and spinal cord.
See also: arachnoid mater, dura mater, pia mater, leptomeninx.
[Mod. L. fr. G. mēninx, membrane]
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meninx

(mē′nĭngks)
n. pl. meninges (mə-nĭn′jēz)
A membrane, especially one of the three membranes enclosing the brain and spinal cord in vertebrates.
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me·ninx

, pl. meninges (mē'ningks, me-nin'jēz) [TA]
Any membrane; specifically, one of the membranous coverings of the brain and spinal cord.
See also: arachnoidea, dura mater, pia mater
[Mod. L. fr. G. mēninx, membrane]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

me·ninx

, pl. meninges (mē'ningks, me-nin'jēz) [TA]
Any membrane; specifically, membranous covering of brain and spinal cord.
[Mod. L. fr. G. mēninx, membrane]
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