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a minute hairlike projection on mucous membrane

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1) Meningiomas can be confined to the IAC because the arachnoid villi can be distributed within the IAC and along the superficial petrosal nerve.
CSF is reabsorbed by the arachnoid villi in the subarachnoid space into the cerebral venous system to maintain a constant volume and intracranial pressure within the brain.
Drainage also occurs through the arachnoid villi in the sub-arachnoid space, flowing via blood and lymph into the lymphatics of the cranial nerves, the spinal nerves, inner ear and the cribiform plate of the ethmoid bone (forms the roof of the nasal cavity) (1).
The relationship of epidural anesthesia to neural membranes and arachnoid villi.
Here, CSF enters projections of the arachnoid membrane, the arachnoid villi.
After completing its flow through the central nervous system, the CSF is absorbed by the arachnoid villi in the subarachnoid space.
The arachnoid villi are small finger-like projections that consist of the same cellular and septal mesh that forms the structure of the arachnoid, but with less septation and larger spaces.