• (noun): A membrane (one of 3) that envelops the brain and spinal cord.
    Synonyms: meninges

Some articles on meninx:

Meninges - In Other Animals
... In fishes, the meninges is a single membrane (the primitive meninx) ... a thick outer dura mater and a thick inner secondary meninx ... Mammals retain the dura mater, and the secondary meninx divides into the arachnoid and pia mater ...
Djerba - History
... The island, called Meninx until the third century AD, included three principal towns ... Another city, on the southeast coast of the island at Meninx, was a major producer of murex dye, cited by Pliny the Elder as second only to Tyre in this respect substantial amounts of coloured marble testify to its ... Their cathedral can be identified with ruins to the southwest of Meninx ...