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arachnoid

[ə′rak‚nȯid]
(anatomy)
A membrane that covers the brain and spinal cord and lies between the pia mater and dura mater.
(botany)
Of cobweblike appearance, caused by fine white hairs. Also known as araneose.
(invertebrate zoology)
Any invertebrate related to or resembling the Arachnida.
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Nanosheets are a multilayer construction of antibacterial chitosan and alginic acid, and by applying them to damaged pleura or digestive tract perforation and damaged areas of the arachnoid membrane, they function as an effective tissue seal.
12) Furthermore, trauma can lead directly to adhesions of the arachnoid membrane.
The segmentally hypertrophied arachnoid membrane provides a cause for the hydrocephalus and corresponding cerebral atrophy.
2-6) Kumar et al (2) postulated that these tumors arise from meningoepithelial cells, which are present throughout the arachnoid membrane with more concentration at the arachnoid villi within the dural venous sinuses.
projections of the arachnoid membrane equipped with one way valves).