Encyclopedia of Pain

2007 Edition

Arachnoid Membrane

Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-540-29805-2_273

Definition

The arachnoid membrane is a delicate, non-vascular membrane that is closely attached to the outermost layer, the dura mater. The epidural space surrounds the dura mater sac.

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