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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



meningeal  listen  (meh-NIN-jee-ul)

  Having to do with the meninges (three thin layers of tissue that cover and protect the brain and spinal cord).

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Drawing of brain anatomy showing the brain stem, pons, medulla, spinal cord, cerebellum, cerebrum, meninges, ventricles (fluid-filled spaces), and skull.