Chapter 11:Topic 1/2

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Chapter 11:Topic 1/2
2014-03-27 14:52:53

Chapter 11:Topic 1/2
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  1. Delicate, weblike middle layer of the meninges
    Arachnoid Mater
  2. Inner layer of meninges that encloses the brain and spinal cord
    Pia Mater
  3. Tough, outer layer of the meninges
    Dura Mater
  4. Fluid in ventricles of brain, the subarachnoid space of meninges & central canal of spinal cord
    Cerebrospinal Fluid
  5. Space in meninges between arachnoid mater and pia mater
    Subarachnoid Space
  6. Space between dural sheath of spinal cord and bone of vertebral canal
    Epidural Space
  7. What are the 3 meninges?
    Dura Mater, Arachnoid Mater, and Pia Mater
  8. Fluid in ventricles of brain, the subarachnoid space of meninges and central canal of spinal cord
    Cerebral Spinal Fluid (CSF)
  9. Mass of specialized capillaries that secretes cerebrospinal fluid into a brain ventricle
    Choroid Plexus
  10. 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
    Ependymal Cells
  11. Any of several fingerlike structures that projects from subarachnoid space of meninges into blood filled dural sinuses & reabsorbs cerebrospinal fluid
    Arachnoid Granulation
  12. Cavities, such as brain ventricles, filled with cerebrospinal blood (4 interconnected cavities)
  13. 5 Major Functions of CSF?
    • 1.Protection
    • 2.Transport
    • 3.Blood Perfusion
    • 4.Suspension