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Introduction: Meninges

Description of Meninges

Meninges: The three membranes that cover and protect the brain and spinal cord.
Source: National Institute of Health

Meninges: a membrane (one of 3) that envelops the brain and spinal cord.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Meninges: three membranes covering of the brain and spinal cord; named the dura mater, pia mater and arachnoid.
Source: CRISP

Meninges: Related Topics

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Meninges as an Organ

Meninges (organ): The meninges are a group of membranes that enclose the central nervous system,...more »

Meninges (organ): See Meninges (organ information).

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Source - WordNet 2.1

More specific terms for Meninges:

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

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Broader terms for Meninges

Source - MeSH 2007

Source - CRISP

Source - WordNet 2.1

The term Meninges can be used for:

Source: CRISP

Hierarchical classifications of Meninges

The following list attempts to classify Meninges into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

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