meninges meninges

Definition(s):

  • (n) a membrane (one of 3) that envelops the brain and spinal cord

Usage(s):

  1. Back went the excised meninges.
  2. Just within the bony brain case are the meninges made up of three separate coverings-the dura mater, the arachnoid and the pia mater.

News

  • Indian Child Arshid Ali Khan Deemed A God Because Of Tail, Could Die Without Treatment

    Culture Health Weird News World Arshid Ali Khan An Indian boy with a tail-like growth has been deemed a god in his country. The child, 12-year-old Arshid Ali Khan , has a condition called meningocele, a form of spina bifida. According to medicaldictionary.com , meningocele causes the meninges, one of the spinal cord membranes, to push through an opening in the spinal cord and create a cyst ...
    on July 24, 2013     Source: Opposing Views

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