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me·nin·ges

 (mə-nĭn′jēz)
n.
Plural of meninx.

meninges

(mɪˈnɪndʒiːz)
pl n, sing meninx (ˈmiːnɪŋks)
(Anatomy) the three membranes that envelop the brain and spinal cord. See dura mater, arachnoid, pia mater
[C17: from Greek, pl of meninx membrane]
meningeal adj

me•nin•ges

(mɪˈnɪn dʒiz)

n.pl., sing. me•ninx (ˈmi nɪŋks)
the three membranes covering the brain and spinal cord. Compare arachnoid (def. 4), dura mater, pia mater.
[1610–20; < New Latin < Greek mḗninges, pl. of mêninx membrane]
me•nin′ge•al (-dʒi əl) adj.

me·nin·ges

(mə-nĭn′jēz)
The membranes enclosing the brain and spinal cord.

meninges

1. Three protective membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord. From the inner to the outer membrane they are: the pia mater, arachnoid, and dura mater.
2. Three layers of membrane—the pia mater, arachnoid mater, and dura mater—that surround the brain and spinal cord.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.meninges - a membrane (one of 3) that envelops the brain and spinal cordmeninges - 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

me·nin·ges

n., pl. meninges, las tres capas de tejido conjuntivo que rodean al cerebro y a la médula espinal.

meninges

pl de meninx
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Curiosamente, en algunas narraciones contenidas en textos antiguos de literatura no anatomica se mencionan ciertos nombres que pudieran ser asimilados como eponimos y toponimos, pues se vinculan con estructuras anatomicas vigentes, como sucede con los terminos cefalo (Jenofonte, 2014), torax (Crivellato & Ribatti, 2007), ilion (Manfredi, 1999; Cecena, 2014), meninge (Plutarco), nervios y pedio (Cesar, 1971).
Here we delineate it as a primary headache, postulating that the pain arises from the meninges; that the brain is also involved is indicated by impaired concentration and irritability, although not studied in detail in this preliminary survey," the study's (https://headachejournal.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/full/10.1111/j.1526-4610.2004.04014.x) conclusion read.
Owojuyigbe explained that meningitis involves the inflammation of the meninges and it is a devastating disease that causes a serious global public health concern.
Meningitis is a bacterial infection of the protective membranes (meninges) that surround the brain and spinal cord.
Eating raw garlic stimulates this nerve, causing it to release neuropeptides, molecules that are used by neurons to signal one another, which then go to the membrane covering the brain known as meninges and thus triggering a headache.
This infection causes these membranes (the meninges) to become inflamed, which in some cases can damage the nerves and brain.
Fidele a sa tradition, depuis de longues decennies, le PPS se creuse les meninges, se ragaillardit les analyses et se revigore les approches en vue de contribuer foncierement au relevement de la situation actuelle du pays.
Meningitis is an infection of the meninges - the protective membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord.
'This virus causes infection and inflammation of the meninges, which are the membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord especially in immune-compromised individuals.
Listeria has a preference for the brain tissue, especially the brain stem and the meninges and it usually causes cranial-nerve palsies, encephalitis,meningitis,meningo-encephalitis and abscesses.