arachnoid :

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  • n  the middle of the 3 meninges
  • n  air-breathing arthropods characterized by simple eyes and four pairs of legs
  • a  relating to or resembling a member of the class Arachnida

  • Small whitish bodies called Pacchionian granulations grow out of the arachnoid (middle) membrane.
  • Next and attached to this is the arachnoid (cobweb-formed).
  • Into that tough membrane, into the arachnoid tissue, into the pia mater-carefully, very carefully.
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  • Courage in the face of consistent pain
    Linda Kay suffers from a condition called arachnoiditis a neuropathic disease caused by inflammation of the arachnoid, a membrane that surrounds the spine.
    July 4, 2013 - The Bay Bulletin

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