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Descriptor English: Arachnoid
Descriptor Spanish: Aracnoides
Descriptor Portuguese: Aracnoide-Máter
Descriptor French: Arachnoïde
Entry term(s): Arachnoid Mater
Arachnoid Maters
Arachnoids
Tree number(s): A08.186.566.166
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D001099
Scope note: A delicate membrane enveloping the brain and spinal cord. It lies between the PIA MATER and the DURA MATER. It is separated from the pia mater by the subarachnoid cavity which is filled with CEREBROSPINAL FLUID.
Annotation: inflammation = ARACHNOIDITIS
Allowable Qualifiers: AB abnormalities
AH anatomy & histology
BS blood supply
CH chemistry
CY cytology
DE drug effects
DG diagnostic imaging
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
IM immunology
IN injuries
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PA pathology
PH physiology
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
RE radiation effects
SU surgery
TR transplantation
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
DeCS ID: 1102
Unique ID: D001099
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 1966/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2014/06/13
Arachnoid - Preferred
Concept UI M0001655
Scope note A delicate membrane enveloping the brain and spinal cord. It lies between the PIA MATER and the DURA MATER. It is separated from the pia mater by the subarachnoid cavity which is filled with CEREBROSPINAL FLUID.
Preferred term Arachnoid
Entry term(s) Arachnoid Mater
Arachnoid Maters
Arachnoids



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