meninx

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me·ninx

noun \ˈmē-niŋ(k)s, ˈme-\
plural me·nin·ges \mə-ˈnin-(ˌ)jēz\

Definition of MENINX

:  any of the three membranes that envelop the brain and spinal cord

Origin of MENINX

New Latin, from Greek mēning-, mēninx membrane
First Known Use: 1543

me·ninx

noun \ˈmē-niŋ(k)s, ˈmen-iŋ(k)s\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural me·nin·ges \mə-ˈnin-(ˌ)jēz\

Medical Definition of MENINX

: any of the three membranes that envelop the brain and spinal cord and include the arachnoid, dura mater, and pia mater

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