arachnoidea mater, arachnoides

SYN: arachnoid mater. [Mod. L. arachnoideus fr. G. arachne, spider, + eidos, resemblance]
- a. spinalis [TA] SYN: spinal arachnoid mater.

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  • arachnoidea — arach·noi·dea ə .rak nȯid ē ə n ARACHNOID * * * arach·noi·dea (ar″ak noiґde ə) pl. arachnoiґdeae [Gr. arachnoidēs like a cobweb] arachnoidea mater …   Medical dictionary

  • arachnoid — SYN: a. mater. [G. arachne, spider, cobweb, + eidos, resemblance] a. of brain SYN: cranial a. mater. cranial a. mater [TA] that portion of the a. that lies within the cranial cavity and surrounds the …   Medical dictionary

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