pia mater


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pia mater

[′pē·ə ‚mād·ər]
(anatomy)
The vascular membrane covering the surface of the brain and spinal cord.
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In a study by neky and shreni, [11] on occurrence of malformation in the process of developing cerebellar tissue, has been expressed that the intervention of antimitotic activity drugs or X-ray in the neonatal rats will make the first damages in the pia mater of meninge [11].
In deaths from traumatic blood loss (group 1) large and medium arteries of pia mater have a narrow lumen and contain a small amount of units of red blood cells.
An investigator wished to determine how the vacuolation varied across the primary visual cortex (area V1) from pia mater to white matter.