Arachnoid meaning

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(anatomy) Of or relating to a delicate membrane enclosing the spinal cord and brain.
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Of, relating to, or resembling arachnids.
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Covered with or consisting of thin, soft, entangled hairs or fibers resembling those of a cobweb or spider's web.
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An arachnid.
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(anatomy) A delicate membrane that encloses the spinal cord and brain and lies between the pia mater and dura mater.
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(anat.) Designating the middle of three membranes covering the brain and the spinal cord.
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(bot.) Covered with or consisting of soft, fine hairs or fibers.
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(zool.) Of or like an arachnid.
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(anat.) The arachnoid membrane.
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(zool.) An arachnid.
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(anatomy) Of or relating to a delicate membrane enclosing the spinal cord and brain.
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Of, relating to, or resembling arachnids.
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Covered with or consisting of thin, soft, entangled hairs or fibers resembling those of a cobweb or spider's web.
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An arachnid.
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(anatomy) A delicate membrane that encloses the spinal cord and brain and lies between the pia mater and dura mater.
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The delicate membrane that encloses the spinal cord and brain and lies between the pia mater and dura mater.
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Relating to spiders.
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Relating to or resembling spider webs.
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(anatomy) Relating to the arachnoid mater, the middle layer of the meninges, the three membranes that protect the brain.
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(biology) An arachnid.
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(physiology) The arachnoid mater, the middle layer of the meninges, the three membranes that protect the brain.
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(astronomy) A round network of fractures in the crust of Venus.
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Origin of arachnoid

  • New Latin arachnoīdēs from Greek arakhnoeidēs cobweblike arakhnē spider -oeidēs -oid

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Ancient Greek ἀράχνη (arakhnē, “spider”) + -oid

    From Wiktionary