subarachnoid space

subarachnoid space
The space between the arachnoid mater and the pia mater that surround the brain and spinal cord.

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  • subarachnoid space — n the space between the arachnoid and the pia mater through which the cerebrospinal fluid circulates and across which extend delicate trabeculae of connective tissue * * * the space between the arachnoid and pia meninges of the brain and spinal… …   Medical dictionary

  • Subarachnoid space — Infobox Anatomy Name = Subarachnoid space Latin = spatium subarachnoideum, cavum subarachnoideale GraySubject = 193 GrayPage = 876 Caption = Diagrammatic representation of a section across the top of the skull, showing the membranes of the brain …   Wikipedia

  • SubArachnoid Space — Infobox musical artist Name = SubArachnoid Space Img capt = Img size = Landscape = Background = group or band Alias = Origin = San Francisco, California, United States Genre = Psychedelic rock Years active = 1996–present Label = Charnel Release… …   Wikipedia

  • subarachnoid space — noun a space in the meninges beneath the arachnoid membrane and above the pia mater that contains the cerebrospinal fluid • Hypernyms: ↑space • Part Holonyms: ↑meninx, ↑meninges …   Useful english dictionary

  • subarachnoid space — the space between the arachnoid and pia meninges of the brain and spinal cord, containing circulating cerebrospinal fluid and large blood vessels. Several large spaces within it are known as cisternae …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Subarachnoid — Literally, beneath the arachnoid, the middle of three membranes that cover the central nervous system. In practice, subarachnoid usually refers to the space between the arachnoid and the pia mater, the innermost membrane surrounding the central… …   Medical dictionary

  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage — Bleeding within the head into the space between two membranes that surround the brain. The bleeding is beneath the arachnoid membrane and just above the pia mater. (The arachnoid is the middle of three membranes around the brain while the pia… …   Medical dictionary

  • Subarachnoid hemorrhage — ICD9|852.0 ICD9|852.1 ICDO = OMIM = 105800 MedlinePlus = 000701 eMedicineSubj = med eMedicineTopic = 2883 eMedicine mult = eMedicine2|neuro|357 eMedicine2|emerg|559 MeshID = D013345 Subarachnoid hemorrhage (SAH, pron en|ˌsʌbəˈræknɔɪd ˈhɛm(ə)rɪdʒ) …   Wikipedia

  • subarachnoid — “+ adjective Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary sub + arachnoid : of, relating to, or situated under the arachnoid membrane subarachnoid processes as a. : constituting the space between the arachnoid membrane and the pia mater b …   Useful english dictionary

  • space — 1. noun /speɪs/ a) The intervening contents of a volume. If it be only a Single Letter or two that drops, he thruſts the end of his Bodkin between every Letter of that Word, till he comes to a Space: and then perhaps by forcing thoſe Letters… …   Wiktionary

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