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subarachnoid

[suhb-uh-rak-noid]
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adjective Anatomy.
  1. of, relating to, or situated below the arachnoid membrane.

Origin of subarachnoid

First recorded in 1830–40; sub- + arachnoid
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Examples from the Web for subarachnoid

Historical Examples

  • The blood may escape through the pia mater into the subarachnoid cavity, and large clots be formed.

    Special Report on Diseases of the Horse

    United States Department of Agriculture