Dura Mater, Arachnoid Mater and Pia Mater

by Craig Canby, PhD

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    The lecture Dura Mater, Arachnoid Mater and Pia Mater by Craig Canby, PhD is from the course Meninges. It contains the following chapters:

    • Characteristics of the Dura Mater
    • Characteristics of the Arachnoid Mater
    • Characteristics of the Pia Mater

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    1. Periosteal and meningeal layers are fused firmly with each other through entire length of dura mater.
    2. Cranial dura mater is bilaminar.
    3. Meningeal layer is the inner layer of cranial dura mater.
    4. Periosteal layer is attached to the skull.
    5. Spinal dura mater is Unilaminar.
    1. Dural venous sinuses
    2. Junction of pia mater and arachnoid mater
    3. Out pouching of the dura mater
    4. Suture lines
    5. Junction of dura and pia mater
    1. It is highly vascularized layer.
    2. It is thinner than dura mater.
    3. It is held against the inner dura by CSF pressure.
    4. Trabeculae extend from arachnoid mater into the subarachnoid space.
    5. It contains arachnoid granulations.
    1. Arachnoid granulations
    2. Confluence of sinuses
    3. Cisterns
    4. Choroid plexus
    5. Trabeculae
    1. It confers shiny appearance to the brain surface.
    2. It is responsible for absorption of CSF.
    3. It is responsible for the production of CSF.
    4. It is the thickest of all layers of Meninges.
    5. It is not directly adherent to the brain surface.

    Author of lecture Dura Mater, Arachnoid Mater and Pia Mater

     Craig Canby, PhD

    Craig Canby, PhD

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