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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A membrane (one of 3) that envelops the brain and spinal cord.

Usage examples (8)
  • Each vein of the other pair stretches from the region of the ear to the brain, and branches off in a number of fine and delicate veins into the so-called meninx, or...
  • “Dimágh,” a Persianism when used for the head: the word properly means brain or meninx.
  • And and there is another danger if you saw the bone down to the meninx and remove it at once, lest in the act of sawing you should wound the meninx.
  • But if you have not charge of the treatment from the first, but undertake it from another after a time, you must saw the bone at once down to the meninx with a serrated... for more
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