Definition of Pia mater. Meaning of Pia mater. Synonyms of Pia mater

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Definition of Pia mater

Pia mater
Pia mater Pi"a ma"ter [NL., fr. L. pia (fem. of pius tender, kind) + mater mother.] (Anat.) The delicate and highly vascular membrane immediately investing the brain and spinal cord.

Meaning of Pia mater from wikipedia

- cord. Pia mater is medieval Latin meaning "tender mother". The other two meningeal membranes are the dura mater and the arachnoid mater. Both the pia and...
- mater, the arachnoid mater, and the pia mater. Cerebrospinal fluid is located in the subarachnoid space between the arachnoid mater and the pia mater...
- Unlike the dura mater, which receives a rich vascular supply from numerous arteries, the arachnoid mater and the deeper pia mater are generally non-vascular...
- layers are the arachnoid mater and the pia mater. The dura surrounds the brain and the spinal cord. It envelops the arachnoid mater, which is responsible...
- pia mater is a delicate impermeable membrane that firmly adheres to the surface of the brain, following all the minor contours. The arachnoid mater (so...
- meninges, the arachnoid mater and the pia mater. These cisterns are filled with cerebrospinal fluid. Although the pia mater adheres to the surface of...
- vertebra. It is continuous above with the pia mater and contained within a tubular sheath of the dura mater. In addition, it is surrounded by the nerves...
- The tela choroidea (or tela chorioidea) is a region of meningeal pia mater that adheres to the underlying ependyma, and gives rise to the choroid plexus...
- traumatic brain injury—gathers between the inner layer of the dura mater and the arachnoid mater of the meninges surrounding the brain. It usually results from...
- delicate pia mater, the innermost protective layer, is tightly ****ociated with the surface of the spinal cord. The cord is stabilized within the dura mater by...