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Descriptor English: Meninges
Descriptor Spanish: Meninges
Descriptor Portuguese: Meninges
Descriptor French: Méninges
Tree number(s): A08.186.566
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D008578
Scope note: The three membranes that cover the BRAIN and the SPINAL CORD. They are the dura mater, the arachnoid, and the pia mater.
Annotation: inflammation = MENINGITIS & its specifics
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: 8749
Unique ID: D008578
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: 2007/07/09
Meninges - Preferred
Concept UI M0013361
Scope note The three membranes that cover the BRAIN and the SPINAL CORD. They are the dura mater, the arachnoid, and the pia mater.
Preferred term Meninges



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