arachnoid granulation


: any of the small whitish processes that are enlarged villi of the arachnoid membrane of the brain which protrude into the superior sagittal sinus and into depressions in the neighboring bone

called also arachnoid villus, pacchionian body

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“Arachnoid granulation.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Mar. 2023.

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