Meninges

What is Meninges?

Meninges meaning It is the system of membranes which envelops the central nervous system. The meninges consist of three layers: the dura mater, the arachnoid mater, and the pia mater. The primary function of the meninges and of the cerebrospinal fluid is to protect the central nervous system.

 

reference: national Cancer Institute – Glossary for Registrars

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