plural noun, singular me·ninx [mee-ningks] /ˈmi nɪŋks/. Anatomy.
Origin of meninges
Examples from the Web for meninges
Historical Examples of meninges
The seat of the disease is in the meninges or membranes around the brain and spinal cord.Disease and Its Causes
William Thomas Councilman
If this is so, it appears from what will follow as though the meninges must be the "stock" rather than the diaphragm.Evolution, Old & New
It consists in a collection of fluid under the meninges, but outside the brain proper.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse
United States Department of Agriculture
That the wound has penetrated the meninges is shown by the escape of cerebro-spinal fluid.Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology
W. G. Aitchison Robertson
The pressure and heat on the top of my head appears like an inflammation of the meninges.
pl n singular meninx (ˈmiːnɪŋks)
Word Origin for meninges
plural, 1610s, "the three membranes enveloping the brain and spinal cord," from Middle French meninges (1530s) or directly from medical Latin, plural of meninx, from Greek meninx (see meningitis).