What does Pachymeninx mean?

August 30, 2020 Off By idswater

What does Pachymeninx mean?

Pachymeninx: The dura. From pachy- (thick) + -meninx (membrane). The plural is pachymeninges.

What is dura?

Dura: The outermost, toughest, and most fibrous of the three membranes (meninges) covering the brain and the spinal cord. Dura is short for dura mater (from the Latin for hard mother). Epidural means outside the dura. An accumulation of blood outside the dura is an epidural hematoma. Subdural means under the dura.

What is the arachnoid mater made of?

collagen
The arachnoid is composed of collagen and elastic fibers. It has a variable thickness, in places being formed by several cell layers. Its outer (dural) aspect is smoother than the inner (pial) aspect from which trabeculae emerge to bridge the subarachnoid space (Nicholas and Weller, 1988).

What is the meaning of the word Christmas?

What’s interesting is the etymology of the word Christmas. It literally means Christian Mass. It’s a shortened form of Christ’s Mass. Christmas is a time of spiritual reflection on the important foundations of the Christian faith. It’s also a celebration.

What kind of membrane is the pachymeninx membrane?

All rights reserved. Pachymeninx (as distinguished from leptomeninx, the combined pia mater and arachnoid); a tough, fibrous membrane forming the outer covering of the central nervous system, consisting of periosteal and meningeal dura layer and an inner part, the dural border cell layer, continuous with the arachnoid barrier cell layer.

Is the pachymeninx part of the arachnoid barrier?

Pachymeninx (as distinguished from leptomeninx, the combined pia mater and arachnoid); a tough, fibrous membrane forming the outer covering of the central nervous system, consisting of periosteal and meningeal dura layer and an inner part, the dural border cell layer, continuous with the arachnoid barrier cell layer. pachymeninx.

Is there such a thing as a Pagan Christmas?

A church I was formerly a member of, which condemned Christmas observance as paganism, for almost sixty years, today has turned its back on its former beliefs, and encourages its members to observe this pagan mid-winter festival “in honor of Christ”!