arachnoid membrane

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Synonyms for arachnoid membrane

the middle of the 3 meninges

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Researchers believe that most cases of arachnoid cysts are developmental malformations that arise from the unexplained splitting or tearing of the arachnoid membrane.
1,5,6] Successive small bleeding episodes may cause adhesion of the aneurysm to the adjacent arachnoid membrane, and the final rupture occurs into the subdural space.
A 7 mm incision to a rabbit's inferior vena cava can be fatal, but by applying nanosheets to the bleeding area, we succeeded in quick hemostasis in all the rabbits (wounds to the lungs, digestive tract and the brain's arachnoid membrane can also be simply covered by applying nanosheets).
The prefilled syringes reportedly are designed to cut down on preparation time and make it easier for patients on intrathecal (when a drug is introduced under the arachnoid membrane of the brain or spinal cord) Baclofen therapy.
5] Other common extrarenal manifestations include cysts in the seminal vesicles, pancreas and arachnoid membrane in addition to intracranial Berry aneurysms of the circle of Willis.
The inter-peduncular fossa is bridged by the arachnoid membrane and contains a pool of cerebro-spinal fluid (CSF; the interpeduncular cistern).
For a lesion to be considered an arachnoid cyst, it must meet three criteria: (1) it must be enveloped by an arachnoid membrane, (2) it must contain arachnoidea mater cells, and (3) it must contain CSE (8,9) These requirements, by definition, ensure duplication of the arachnoid membrane, leading to a distinct cyst.