HyperDic: meninges

English > 1 sense of the word meninges:
NOUNbodymeninges, meninxa membrane (one of 3) that envelops the brain and spinal cord
English > meninges: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningA membrane (one of 3) that envelops the brain and spinal cord.
Synonymmeninx
Partssubarachnoid spaceA space in the meninges beneath the arachnoid membrane and above the pia mater that contains the cerebrospinal fluid
Narrowerarachnoid, arachnoid membraneThe middle of the 3 meninges
dura mater, duraThe outermost (and toughest) of the 3 meninges
leptomeningesThe two innermost layers of the meninges
pia materThe highly vascular innermost of the 3 meninges
Broadermembrane, tissue layerA pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants
Spanishmeninge, meninges
Catalanmeninge
Adjectivesmeningealrelating to the meninges

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