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meninx

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noun me·ninx \ˈmē-niŋ(k)s, ˈme-\

Definition of meninx

plural meninges play \mə-ˈnin-(ˌ)jēz\

  1. :  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


Medical Dictionary

meninx

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noun me·ninx \ˈmē-niŋ(k)s, ˈmen-iŋ(k)s\

Medical Definition of meninx

plural meninges \mə-ˈnin-(ˌ)jēz\play

  1. :  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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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "meninx" Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about "meninx"


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