Meninges

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Meninges are the membranes surrounding the brain and spinal cord. They are the dura mater, arachnoid mater, and pia mater.



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2-Minute Neuroscience: The Meninges. By Neuroscientifically Challenged

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  1. "2-Minute Neuroscience: The Meninges". YouTube. Neuroscientifically Challenged. Apr 19, 2015. 

membrane - The word "membrane" can have different meanings in different fields of biology. In cell biology, a membrane is a layer of molecules that surround its contents. Examples of cell-biology membranes include the "cell membrane" that surrounds a cell, the "mitochondrial membranes" that form the outer layers of mitochondria, and the "viral envelope" that surrounds enveloped viruses. In anatomy or tissue biology, a membrane is a barrier formed by a layer of cells. Examples of anatomical membranes include the pleural membranes that surrounds the lungs, the pericardium which surrounds the heart, and some of the layers within the blood-brain barrier.

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