Meninges

Meninges (/məˈnɪndʒiːz/) is the plural of meninx (/ˈmiːnɪŋks/ or /ˈmɛnɪŋks/), from Ancient Greek: μῆνιγξ mēninx "membrane". The adjective form is meningeal (/mɪˈnɪndʒəl/).

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Spinal Canal
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Meningohydroencephalocoele
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Meningococcal Disease - Pathogenesis
... case of meningitis, bacteria attack the lining between the brain and skull called the meninges ... Infected fluid from the meninges then passes into the spinal cord, causing symptoms including stiff neck, fever and rashes ... The meninges (and sometimes the brain itself) begin to swell, which affects the central nervous system ...
Raccoon Eyes
... of basal skull fracture, a craniotomy that ruptured the meninges, or (rarely) certain cancers ... subconjunctival hemorrhage occurs when damage at the time of a facial fracture tears the meninges and causes the venous sinuses to bleed into the arachnoid villi ... or strain to prevent further tearing of the meninges ...