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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: me'ninks, -jez; men'ingks; me-nin'jes

Definition: Any membrane; specifically, one of the membranous coverings of the brain and spinal cord.

[Mod. L. fr. G. meninx, membrane]

See Also: arachnoid mater, dura mater, pia mater, leptomeninx

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