MENINGES

are a collection of three separate membranous layers which provide a protective covering for the brain and spinal cord. The three separate layers are three- outer Dura mater, middle arachnoid mater and thin transparent pia mater.

MENINGES: "Between the spinal cord and the brain, meninges are the three membrane-like layers which separate them."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "MENINGES," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/meninges/ (accessed November 13, 2019).
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