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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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It contains images and bulleted discussion of pathology-based diagnoses, including congenital malformations; subarachnoid hemorrhage and aneurysms; stroke; vascular malformations; neoplasms; primary nonneoplastic cysts; infectious, inflammatory, and demyelinating disease; inherited metabolic/degenerative disorders; acquired toxic/metabolic/degenerative disorders; and anatomy-based diagnoses related to ventricles and cisterns, the sella and pituitary, the CPA-IAC (cerebellopontine angle-internal auditory canal), and skull, scalp, and meninges.
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The tumors form around the meninges, or thin membranes located around the brain and spinal cord.
The non-malignant meningioma is a tumour of the meninges - the protective membrane around the brain and spinal cord.
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Meningitis occurs when the lining that surrounds your brain, or meninges, becomes inflamed due to various reasons.
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