arachnoid


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Related to arachnoid: arachnoid membrane, arachnoid trabeculae, Arachnoid mater
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Synonyms for arachnoid

the middle of the 3 meninges

relating to or resembling a member of the class Arachnida

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They arise from meningothelial cells of arachnoid villi.
Lopez et al (6) hypothesized that these tumors were formed by remnants of arachnoid cells, which extend along cranial nerves.
Arachnoid adhesions were released and the sylvian fissure opened proximally, exposing the lesion (Figure 3).
The increased incidence in term-pregnancy patients may be related to the high circulating levels of progesterone acting on the many progesterone receptors located in the arachnoid mater and surrounding structures11, which might alter the consistency of the tissues.
Normally, she gets a tumbler and a piece of cardboard to capture any stray arachnoid she finds, and lets them out of the back door.
It was later found to be an arachnoid cyst between the brain and the skull and not as serious.
The health ministry spokesman stated that Dr Al Samaheeji had been admitted to Al Khalidi Medical Centre in Jordan August 25, 2011 under the care of a specialized neurologist following his suffering from Sub Arachnoid Hemorrhage.
9,10) Obstructive hypertrophy of the arachnoid membrane, suspected to be secondary to hypovitaminosis A, was reported as a possible cause of hydrocephalus in a Goffin's cockatoo (Cacatua goffini).
The differential diagnosis of an IAC mass includes arachnoid cysts, hemangiomas, cholesteatomas, and lipomas.
Image 2 shows a stepped dissection of the cranial fascial layers, including the visible layers of the arachnoid mater just superficial to the brain; the dura mater; the bony cranium; pericranium; galea aponeurotica (with the muscle fibers of frontalis and occipitalis visible anteriorly and posteriorly); and the superficial fascia of the scalp presented continuous with the skin.
Meningiomas are mostly benign tumours originating from the arachnoid cap cells.
The latest arachnoid nanobots have three to four legs and walk across expansive landscapes of exquisitely folded DNA.
The volume addresses the intracranial topics of arachnoid cysts; communicating, noncommunicating, and compartmentalized hydrocephalus; slit ventricle syndrome; craniopharyngioma; optic pathway/hypothalamic gliomas; ependymomas; scaphocephaly/sagittal synostosis; deformational plagiocephaly; intracranial suppuration; chiari malformations; intractable epilepsy, moyamoya disease; and pediatric aneurysms, as well as the intraspinal topics of myelomeningocele, lipomyelomeningocele/tethered cord, intramedullary spinal cord tumors, spasticity, and syrnigomyelia.
Prenatal and posnatal follow-up of a fatal interhemispheric arachnoid cyst with partial corpus callosum agenesis, asymmetric ventriculomegaly and localized polymicrogyria.