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Delicate, weblike middle layer of the meninges
Inner layer of meninges that encloses the brain and spinal cord
Tough, outer layer of the meninges
Fluid in ventricles of brain, the subarachnoid space of meninges & central canal of spinal cord
Space in meninges between arachnoid mater and pia mater
Space between dural sheath of spinal cord and bone of vertebral canal
What are the 3 meninges?
Dura Mater, Arachnoid Mater, and Pia Mater
Fluid in ventricles of brain, the subarachnoid space of meninges and central canal of spinal cord
Cerebral Spinal Fluid (CSF)
Mass of specialized capillaries that secretes cerebrospinal fluid into a brain ventricle
Forms inner lining of central canal that extends downward through spinal cord; forms one-cell-thick epithelial like membrane that covers inside spaces in brain
Any of several fingerlike structures that projects from subarachnoid space of meninges into blood filled dural sinuses & reabsorbs cerebrospinal fluid
Cavities, such as brain ventricles, filled with cerebrospinal blood (4 interconnected cavities)
5 Major Functions of CSF?
- 3.Blood Perfusion
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