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Descriptor in English: Meninges
Descriptor in Spanish: Meninges
Descriptor in Portuguese: Meninges
Descriptor in French: Méninges
Tree number(s): A08.186.566
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 UI: 8749
Descriptor UI: D008578
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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