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Descriptor in English: Arachnoid
Descriptor in Spanish: Aracnoides
Descriptor in Portuguese: Aracnoide-Máter
Descriptor in French: Arachnoïde
Entry term(s): Arachnoid Mater
Arachnoid Maters
Arachnoids
Mater, Arachnoid
Maters, Arachnoid
Tree number(s): A08.186.566.166
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 UI: 1102
Descriptor UI: D001099
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
Mater, Arachnoid
Maters, Arachnoid



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