meninx


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me·ninx

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

[Greek mēninx.]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.meninx - a membrane (one of 3) that envelops the brain and spinal cordmeninx - a membrane (one of 3) that envelops the brain and spinal cord
tissue layer, membrane - a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants
leptomeninges - the two innermost layers of the meninges; cerebrospinal fluid circulates between these innermost layers
dura, dura mater - the outermost (and toughest) of the 3 meninges
arachnoid, arachnoid membrane - the middle of the 3 meninges
pia mater - the highly vascular innermost of the 3 meninges
subarachnoid space - a space in the meninges beneath the arachnoid membrane and above the pia mater that contains the cerebrospinal fluid
Translations

meninx

n (pl meninges) frec. pl) meninge f
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